We were in love with the purple bubble tip anemone that surrounds this Orange Clownfish. In fact, we were drawn to this particular scene by a tiny transparent Pacific Clown Anemone Shrimp that was just beautiful. We positioned our lights in a way that would pop the shrimp out of the background while also enabling you to see through the shrimps’ body. As we were taking the shrimp shots, this little Orange Clownfish kept acting territorial and started charging us; he was pretty funny and actually very cute. So, without changing the lighting setup, we snapped a couple pictures of this attentive little guy and ended up with one of the best images we’ve ever captured. We owe it all to the lighting technique we stumbled across while trying to shoot that shrimp! "Stuck in the Middle"
Clownfish - Southern Sulawesi, Indonesia - Canon 5dMII - 100mm/diopters - Subal Housing - S&S Strobes
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 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.
Both options look amazing, let us know if you have any questions. We would love to help!