Mai Ka Lani Mai

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It's hard to think of a more beautiful place on earth. We've been lucky enough to travel to some very cool places but the Seven Pools here on Maui might just be the best. We camped out in Hana for the week and kept coming back every morning and evening when we had the pools all to ourselves and waited for the perfect light. With our camera on a tripod we used a very slow exposure in order to catch the movement of the falls in the dream like state like you feel when you are there. "Mai Ka Lani Mai" is Hawaiian for "From the Heaven"

"Maui Magic" Series - Ohe'o Falls - Kipahulu, Hana, Maui - Canon 5dMIV - 24mm -Tripod - Neutral Density Filters

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  • limited edition
  • dye-infused aluminum print
  • unparalleled vibrancy and luminosity
  • 2 mounting options
  • archival for over 100 yrs
  • waterproof, clean with microfiber and glass cleaner
  • scratch resistant
  • hand signed and numbered by the brothers

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Float vs Euro Mount Explained
Both of our aluminum mounting options have a modern feel and look "frame-less" from the front. There is no need for additional framing, they arrive in your hands, ready to hang.



Euro Mount: This option is frame-less when viewed from straight on but has a frame to edge on the back that is visible from the side that is about 1 1/2 inches thick. We use a double metal frame for added support. Default euro mount color is black but is available in silver as well. Please let us know if you would like the silver option. Euro mounts are usually recommended for larger images but they work well for all sizes. In our galleries, most pieces 12 x 18 and above are displayed with euro mounts.



Float Mount: This option looks like it is literally "floating" about a half inch off of the wall. There is a hanger on the back which you can use to hang the image with a nail or picture hanger. Float mounts are usually recommended for smaller sized images but can also work well for most sizes. At our galleries, most pieces 11x14 and smaller are shown with float mounts.


The vibrant look comes from ambient light reflecting off of the aluminum and the ink at the same time which results in the most luminescent art you will ever see. The images are so brilliant that people often ask if there are lights behind them! To top it off, the dye-infused aluminum process has unprecedented archival characteristics that will enable your piece to be radiant for the next 150 years.
Both options look amazing, let us know if you have any questions. We would love to help!