“Geladas of Ethiopia”: a collection of fine art photos
TThis collection of black and white photographs is dedicated to the geladas of Ethiopia. These monkeys live in the highlands of Ethiopia. They feed exclusively on grass and roots. We were surprised by the delicacy with which they uproot tufts of grass with their hands and carry them to their mouths.
Geladas are very expressive monkeys. Their facial expressions and eyes are very similar to those of human beings. We were surprised to meet a large male that let us know just by his expression that we were getting too close to the group he was looking after. He did not use aggressive or animated gestures. His expression and posture were enough to persuade us to stay away from the females and their young.
In our collection of photos, we wanted to show the expression of their eyes, the beauty of their hair, and especially their body language.
The event that made the strongest impression on us was definitely what we saw one early morning as the sun rose slowly, flooding the Rift Valley with its rays. At a bend in the path, we saw a gelada sitting on a stone and looking out over the valley. We stayed there for nearly 3 minutes, watching him think. Arms dangling by his sides, looking into infinity, he seemed to be asking himself metaphysical questions, or simply appreciating the beauty of the moment.
Slowly, he rose from the stone, stretched a little, and then left to join the group in a meadow. A picture of this extraordinary moment is in this collection.
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Experience strong emotions through nature
In a world where everything moves very quickly, where one headline chases another at the speed of light, where the slightest desire to purchase anything can be immediately fulfilled through websites, you will experience natural sensations like calm, serenity and tranquility through photographs showing the beauties of nature.
Our collections of fine art photographs reflect our ethereal, refined artistic vision. They are simple and evocative. But a lot of work goes into creating this simplicity. You know it's always hard to make things simple.
Each location or animal photographed was chosen both for its aesthetic merit and its ability to transmit messages that cannot be expressed by words. These collections were created to make you dream.
These art photographs present nature in a contemplative, artistic fashion. They preserve unique, evanescent moments. We worked hard to create scenes that would convey best the emotions you will feel.
A lot of patience went into the creation of each of these photos. They were planned to preserve images of unique moments that you want to have in your living space.
An invitation to calmness and introspection
These fine art photos will not leave you feeling indifferent. You will experience very special feelings as you contemplate these pictures of the nature that surrounds you.
These photographs invite you to look inwards and be calm. When you look at them, you will see the passing of time and reflect on the beauty of life.
These art photos will remind you of cherished places. You will discover unique places and magical moments. You will feel emotions that you can only feel in your spirit. This is the reason why we create our collections of fine art photographs.
The prints are made by a professional photo lab
A fine art collection is made up of art photographs published as limited editions under the control of the artists (i.e. Amar and Isabelle Guillen). The longevity of the prints is ensured by the printing technique. All our photographs are printed by a professional lab which we selected for the high quality of the prints which it produces and its professionalism. This lab prints all the photographs for our exhibitions. Each print is numbered, signed and accompanied by a certificate of origin signed by the artists. Only certain sizes are available.
Each print is signed and numbered by the artists
- Each print is signed by the artists in the back.
- The signature is on the lower right corner of the print. Each print is also accompanied by a certificate of authenticity produced by the artists.
- The COA includes a numbered hologram, the title of the piece and its reference, the place and date where the picture was taken, the number of the print and the total number of copies made, the size of the print, the type of paper, the date and place of printing, and the printing process used.
- This document is protected against forgery by the presence of a ® Hahnemühle watermark and fluorescent security fibers. A second hologram, with the same number, is glued directly to the back of the photograph. This combination of certificate and hologram ensures that each hologram certificate of authenticity refers to a single piece of art.
- Each piece of art is then recorded on arttrustonline.com.
A limited number of prints of each photograph are produced
A limited number of prints of each photograph are produced.
The artists determine in advance the number of prints of each photograph which will be produced. 30 prints are available for one piece of art whatever the size and the support. After the first print is sold, we will never change the number of copies available.
Each photograph is mounted on Masonite
All art prints are mounted onto Masonite, which is "hardboard made of steam-cooked and pressure-molded wood fibers," to provide a rigid support. The mountings are guaranteed by the laboratory to ensure consistency and a long bonding time.
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Each piece of art is available in different sizes
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Fine art collections: our themes
We are fascinated and passionate about the beauties of nature. We love to see the landscapes and observe wild animals whether on land or underwater. We have chosen to become professional photographers to share the emotions we feel when we observe nature whether it be on land or underwater. Our goal is to create art with our photographs. We always try to transform the banal into a contemplative and artistic interpretation.
We are wildlife professional photographers, landscape professional photographers and underwater professional photographers. We also strive to document nature with a focus on conservation and education.
We make art prints from our artistic photographs. These art prints are available on our website. We make exhibitions to show all the beauties and the incredible richness of nature that surrounds us.
We also love to share our love for the beauties of nature with other photographers. To communicate our know-how and to exchange our techniques and our points of view, we organize wildlife photography workshops, underwater photography workshops and landscape photography workshops. We gather together people who have the same passion as us for the beautiful photographs taken in nature.