Wave Runner

Wave Runner

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Laysan albatross love big weather, slicing through North Pacific storms like a knife through butter. With wingspans of six-and-a-half feet, they can cover 350 miles per day at average speeds of 15 mph. But catch a good wind, and they can clock nearly 40 mph. According to ocean conservationist and albatross biographer Carl Safina, albatross "...can lock their wings in the open position like switchblades, the bird merely piloting the glider it inhabits." This is what I imagine the ocean looks like to a Laysan albatross.

  • Photography on metal
  • Satin finish/minimal glare.
  • Ready to hang.
  • The 12x12-inch and 8x8-inch metal prints come with 1/8-inch rounded corners and float 1/2″ off the wall when hung
  • The 4x4-inch metal prints come with square corners and a magnetic back.

A little about the metal: The image is infused directly into specially coated sheets of aluminum, adding a magical luminescence to the image. Professional lab testing shows image stability of the metal print is two to four times that of traditional silver-based photo papers. And for those of you who live in salty, humid climates like Hawaii, I've done my own testing, too. I left a print on my covered lanai to test for corrosion. One year later and no rust or pits of any kind have appeared. In fact, cleaning the dust and salt buildup is fast and super easy--a wet rag and mild soap. Because if you're like me, you'd rather be out in nature than inside the house wielding a dust rag. 

Oh, lastly, all images on this site are solely the property of Kim Steutermann Rogers. These photographs are protected by copyright laws, and are not to be downloaded, printed, or reproduced without express written permission of Kim Steutermann Rogers.

All prints are made to order. Please allow 7 to 10 days for printing and delivery.

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All prints are made to order. Please allow 7 to 10 days for printing and delivery.