Courage

Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii

Fine Art Limited Edition of 100

A lone figure on the edge of the cliffs observes lava pouring directly into the ocean at the "Fire hose" ocean entry on the Kilauea 61G Lava Flow at Kalapana. On December 31st, 2016, the ocean entry of the Kilauea 61G lava flow changed dramatically when a 26-acre lava bench suddenly collapsed into the ocean. The bench collapse led to the creation of the “fire hose” where lava plunged directly into the ocean and created an enormous amount of steam. While I was photographing the “fire hose” in March of 2017, a very brave man walked up to get a closer look at the lava. Luckily, I was all set up and ready to capture critical moment when the man stopped at the edge of the cliff. Today the "fire hose” no longer exists and the 61G lava flow stopped completely in March 2018. I feel fortunate to have witnessed this amazing scene in person before it changed forever! The explosions are called littoral hydrovolcanic explosions and occur when 2000 degree F lava comes in contact with 75 degree F seawater.  ©2017 by Scott Smorra

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Luxury Series | Lumachrome TruLife® Acrylic Print | Ready to Hang

Luxury Series | Lumachrome TruLife® Acrylic Print | Ready to Hang

Lumachrome TruLife® Acrylic prints are the highest quality prints available on the market today. Acrylic has amazing light penetration and refraction properties, which leads to more vibrant and sharper photos than photos displayed behind traditional glass. The Lumachrome HD print is mounted directly to a 1/8" sheet of TruLife® high performance, anti-reflective, scratch resistant acrylic. A museum grade 1/8” DiBond backer and HD Roma wood rear frame floater mount are then added to float the print off the wall. The final product is exhibition quality and is absolutely stunning to see in person. These prints are delivered ready-to-hang, which eliminates the cost of traditional matting and framing. Just open the box, remove the protective film and the print is ready to hang on the wall. The TruLife® Acrylic used for these prints is perfect for rooms with lots of windows or bright lights, since the glare is minimized.

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Premium Series | Lumachrome Standard Acrylic Print | Ready to Hang

Premium Series | Lumachrome Standard Acrylic Print | Ready to Hang

Lumachrome Standard Acrylic prints offer a way to own a high quality Lumachrome HD print with a smaller investment. These acrylic face mounts start with a Lumachrome HD print, which is then mounted directly to a 1/8" sheet of standard UF4 acrylic. A 3mm Komatex Backer and composite rear frame floater mount are then added to float the print off the wall. The final product is gallery quality and is absolutely stunning to see in person. These prints are delivered ready-to-hang, which eliminates the cost of traditional matting and framing. Just open the box, remove the protective film and the print is ready to hang on the wall. Important note: The Standard UF4 Acrylic used for these prints does not offer any glare protection, so these prints may not be the best choice for rooms with lots of windows or bright lights.

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Deluxe Series | Lumachrome HD Print | Loose Print for Framing

Deluxe Series | Lumachrome HD Print | Loose Print for Framing

Lumachrome HD fine art paper prints are the most affordable way to enjoy the beauty of my artwork. The paper used for these prints is the same high quality Lumachrome HD paper that is used for the acyrlic prints offered above. These fine art paper prints will require matting/framing to properly display the artwork. I do not offer any matting and framing services at this time.

FREE shipping to anywhere in the continental United States! For international shipping, please contact me for a quote. Please allow 4 weeks for production and delivery.

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