The decision to go and photograph this canyon was made very late at night whilst playing that final round of pool over beers. An accomplished volunteer to accompany me sealed the deal. It would become the next days mission. A late start was inevitable. Canyoning in the Blue Mountains is a very cold, wet experience. Physically demanding, involving wetsuits, dry bags, waterproof boxes and some considerably long walks. Choosing the camera was easy, take the smallest lightest one you have, and pack just one lens. Better make it a light weight one too in one of your favored focal lengths. So in this instance it was a 1950’s 4 x 5 metal field camera and a small crisp 135mm f5.6 lens.
The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Australia
A Giclee print with archival pigment inks onto archival cotton rag paper. Printed with a large white border, each print is signed by Len Metcalf, numbered and titled. Each print is embossed with Len's unique spiral logo and comes with a certificate of authenticity.
The photograph is printed at 19 x 24 inches with a generous border on 300 gram plus, pure cotton rag paper that is of museum quality.
The edition is strictly limited to 100 prints for sale and one artists proof kept by the artist as Hors Commerce. Once the edition is sold no further prints will ever be made.
This photograph was printed in a limited edition of 100 5 x 7 inch prints that was distributed as the initiation to the opening of the Leonard Metcalf Gallery in Katoomba in 2000. These were unsigned and un-numbered.