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Tejedor (Water Strider)

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.

1/27/2018 6:02 p.m. I had been at the river since 3 p.m. exploring the area and watching for the horses. They finally arrived and started drinking and feeding along the river. As the light turned golden I started shooting images of them feeding but I wanted more. My goal for this trip was to get artistically blurred images of the horses in movement, I continued to wait. The sun sank behind Red Mountain as I watched and waited. The sunset began to explode in a myriad of colors. Then it happened, the horses began to move. First the stallion decided it was time to go and he crossed the river right in front of me, then the others started crossing. I shot from my tripod with a long shutter speed catching the crisp sunset and blurring the horses. As the last horse crossed I changed my tactic. I hand held the camera and panned, following the horse as it crossed, clicking away, hoping one would stand out as a keeper. This image is the apex of what I wanted. The blur of the horse and water, but the sharpness of the horse as it turned and looked at me. The movement of the legs causing a blur that makes it seem as if it is striding across the water like the insect known as a Water Strider. Tejedor is the Spanish word for the aquatic insects that walk or stride on the water.

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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

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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

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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