Gondola On Gold (No, It's Not The Loch Ness Monster!)

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Small (12.0" x 8.0")

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$225.00
David McMahon

Melbourne, Australia

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Small 12.0" x 8.0"
Medium 18.0" x 12.0"
Large 24.0" x 16.0"
Note: Image size. Matboard and frame increase size of final product

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  • Custom-made box or flat frame styles
  • High-quality timber frame finishes to suit your decor
  • Premium Perspex - clearer and lighter than glass
  • Exhibition quality box or flat frame styles

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Artist's Description

Gondolas and hot-air balloons have one thing in common – because they are not powered craft, you can’t really hear them coming.

This gondola was cruising down the dark Yarra about three weeks ago, on a late-autumn night, when I happened to spot its dark shape gliding along in total silence.

I knew that if I waited a minute or so, it would emerge from a stretch of pitch-black water into an area that was like molten gold.

I shot this without a tripod, knowing that the forward movement of the gondola would work against the fact that I needed a decent exposure time. I shot four frames, but the texture of the water in this one is the best.

However, you can see slightly blurry edges around the shadow of the gondola’s prow – and if you locate the navigation light of the man-powered craft, you can detect the motion blur.

A tough shot – but one I’m fairly pleased with.

I do not crop, enhance or post-edit my images in any way. Shot with a Pentax K100D, using a Sigma 70-300mm lens. F1.2, 1/6 sec, ISO 800, focal length 285mm.

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