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Small (12.0" x 7.7")

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Sizing Information

Small 12.0" x 7.7"
Medium 18.0" x 11.5"
Large 24.0" x 15.4"
X large 30.0" x 19.2"


  • Each print is individually stretched and constructed for your order
  • Epson pigment inks using Giclée inkjets to ensure a long life
  • UV protection provided by a clear lacquer
  • Cotton/poly blend Canson canvas for brighter whites and even stretching


Wall Art


Artist's Description

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Deadvlei is a spectacular region of the Namib desert and one of the world’s most striking, well-preserved desert landscapes. The huge pan, or vlei, is surrounded by towering sand dunes as far as the eye can see, reputed to be the highest in the world. It was formed after rainfall, when the Tsauchab river flooded, creating temporary shallow pools, where the abundance of water allowed camel thorn trees to grow.
When the climate changed, drought hit the area and the trees died. The remaining skeletons of the trees, which are believed to be about 900 years old, are now black because the intense sun has scorched them. Though not petrified, the wood does not decompose because it is so dry.
Camel thorn tree (Acacia erioloba), Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia, Africa

Nikon D40x, Nikkor 18-200 mm at 55 mm, 1/160 sec at f/ 14, ISO 200
© Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.

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