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Fantasma Azul (Blue Ghost)

Salt River, Arizona, USA

Limited Edition of 50 Museum Grade, Fine Art Prints.

My first trip to the Salt River, Arizona a year before was basically a scouting trip. This time I had 5 days to photograph and I had a mission. I didn’t want ordinary images of wild horses I wanted something different. My goal was to capture the mustangs in blurred, abstract motion. I had a concept but you never know what the conditions will provide. Every day was sunny and warm, the lighting was perfect and I was able to capture exactly what I was hoping.

I decided to name this series “Caballos Fantasmas del Rio” (Ghost horses of the River). I found it fitting for such abstract ghostly images.

1/30/2018 This was the evening of the Super Blue Moon. I was on the river by 4:00 p.m. watching for the horses, none came, I waited. The moon rose and I got images of it over the desert and over the river, but no horses. Then in the dim twilight I saw movement in the distance. I moved closer and waited in anticipation, what would they do? They sky was vivid blue in the hour after sunset, and the full moon cast a soft glow across the river. I waited… finally the horses began to move crossing the river in front of me. I shot from a tripod but panning as I shot, hoping to capture the spectacular scene in front of me.

This image captured that evening perfectly, the blurred yet recognizable figure of the horse bathed in blue light was exactly what I had seen. The only name fitting for such an image was obvious, “Fantasma Azul” Blue Ghost.

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Limited Edition Gallery Ultra Lumachrome Acrylic Mounted Print - Ready to Hang or Frame

Limited Edition Gallery Ultra Lumachrome Acrylic Mounted Print - Ready to Hang or Frame The Diamond Standard of Fine Art Printing, with lifetime no-fade guarantee!

The Lumachrome print is infused with iridium particles and sandwiched between two pieces of acrylic. This presentation is the perfect choice for those who want a modern approach to display their artwork. This print type comes with the museum float mount, and no frame is required. If you would like this print framed, see our Frame Options or contact us directly and we can help you pick out the perfect frame for your print.


This print comes with a lifetime no fade guarantee! If one of your Lumachrome Acrylic Mounted Prints fade, Tomas will replace it at no cost to you! To learn more about the no fade guarantee and this print type click here!

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Limited Edition Museum Acrylic Mounted Print - Ready to Hang or Frame

Limited Edition Museum Acrylic Mounted Print - Ready to Hang or Frame

The Platinum Standard of Fine Art Printing, with lifetime no-fade guarantee!

The Museum Acrylic Mount is an archival pigment paper print sandwiched between two pieces of acrylic. This presentation is the perfect choice for those who want a modern approach to display their artwork. This print type comes with the museum float mount, and no frame is required. If you would like this print framed, see our Frame Options or contact us directly and we can help you pick out the perfect frame for your print.

This print comes with a lifetime no fade guarantee! If one of your Museum Acrylic Mounted Prints fade, Tomas will replace it at no cost to you! To learn more about the no fade guarantee and this print type click here!

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Limited Edition Museum Aluminum Mounted Print - Ready to Hang or Frame

Limited Edition Museum Aluminum Mounted Print - Ready to Hang or Frame

The Gold Standard of Fine Art Printing, with lifetime no-fade guarantee!

The Museum Aluminum Mount print is an archival pigment paper print laminated and mounted to a sheet of aluminum. This print type comes with the museum float mount, and no frame is required. If you would like this print framed, see our Frame Options or contact us directly and we can help you pick out the perfect frame for your print.

This print also comes with two scratch resistant finish options, Glossy or Matte. Glossy is highly reflective and is best suited for locations that have little natural light and lit with overhead tracks lights. Matte is non-reflective and works great in rooms with lots of natural light from windows. Once your order has been placed we will contact you about which finish option you would like.

This print comes with a lifetime no fade guarantee! If one of your Museum Aluminum Mounted Prints fade, Tomas will replace it at no cost to you! To learn more about the no fade guarantee and this print type click here!

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Limited Edition Artist's Choice Framed Print- Ready to Hang

Limited Edition Artist's Choice Framed Print- Ready to Hang print preview

The Gold Standard of Fine Art Printing in a frame, with lifetime no-fade guarantee!

The Artist's Choice Framed print is an archival pigment paper print mounted to aluminum or matted then placed in the artist's favorite frame. If you would like to choose a different frame, see our Frame Options or contact us directly and we can help you pick out the perfect frame for your print.

This print comes with a lifetime no fade guarantee! If one of your Artist's Choice Framed Prints fade, Tomas will replace it at no cost to you! To learn more about the no fade guarantee and this print type click here!

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Limited Edition Museum Matted Print - Ready to Frame

Limited Edition Museum Matted Print - Ready to Frame print preview

The Silver Standard of Fine Art Printing, with lifetime no-fade guarantee!

The Museum Matted print is an archival pigment paper laminated and mounted to your choice of a white or black matte. Mattes only offered for print sizes up to 48 inches in length. This print type requires a frame; see our Frame Options or contact us directly and we can help you pick out the perfect frame for your print.

This print comes with a lifetime no fade guarantee! If one of your Museum Matted Prints fade, Tomas will replace it at no cost to you! To learn more about the no fade guarantee and this print type click here!

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Open Edition Gallery-Wrapped Canvas Print - Ready to Hang

Open Edition Gallery-Wrapped Canvas Print - Ready to Hang print preview

50% OFF ALL GALLERY WRAPPED CANVAS PRINTS! USE CODE 50OFFCANVAS AT CHECK OUT!

The Bronze Standard of Fine Art Printing!

The Gallery-Wrapped Canvas print is an artist-grade canvas with archival pigment ink. These prints are perfect for the client who wants a non-reflective classic art piece in their home or office at a less expensive price point.

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Artist's Specials

Artist's Specials print preview

The Artist's Specials is where Tomas offers clearance and road worn display prints, framed specials, and artist proofs. Please contact us before ordering to clarify availability and condition of print. Some prints may have slight wear from being transported to and from events. All Sales on Artist's Specials prints are final and prints can not be returned or exchanged.

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