aLiving on the beach at Holloways affords me the luxury of awakening to a spectacular painted sky every morning. I never tire of it, and love to capture the different moods of its beguiling backdrop. I lay down on the sand and framed this shell in the foreground as the dawn show intensified.
In the arid surrounds of Standley Chasm stands this lone ghost gum. Clinging tenuously to its perch, it juts out of the side of a narrow gorge at an amazing angle. Sandwiched between the rocks, I set up my tripod at root level, and shooting from an extremely low vantage was able to get the perspective I wanted.
LIK Fine Art - Limited Edition Photography by Peter Lik
Master Photographer Peter Lik has spent over 35 years pushing the boundaries of fine art. A self-taught pioneer in the field of landscape photography, Lik is internationally renowned for capturing the beauty and raw power of the world around us.
I could publish an entire book just on this one iconic building. I took thousands of shots from hundreds of angles and they all looked so different. It’s simply an architectural masterpiece and looks good in any light and during any time.
As I was walking through the bamboo forest on the Pipiwai Trail, in Hana, Maui, I was fascinated by the bamboo canopy. I thought a vertical shot would turn out great and I picked a section with unreal colour variance, as most of the bamboo forest was green.
The power of American landscapes constantly amazes me. Deep in the ancient lands of the southwest, this classic scene had to be captured at the magic moment. I had camped out for seven days in Page, Arizona, waiting for the right light.