September 16, 2017. --
After a few days of scouting, I finally found the barn I was looking for and the sunset did not disappoint this evening!
I checked the weather forecast this morning, and it accurately indicated that there would be some cloud cover around sunset. The clouds very kindly arranged themselves in an ideal pattern: leaving a clear band to the west so that the sun rays could shine through, bounce off the clouds above me, and provide a magnificent light show. It only lasted a few minutes, but that was enough...
This print is 17″ ⨉ 22″ size C (432 ⨉ 559 mm) with margins of 1″ (254 mm) on the sides and top, and 2.5″ (635 mm) at the bottom.
The image area is 13″ ⨉ 19.5″ (330 ⨉ 495 mm).
- Paper: Canson Infinity Printmaking Rag, fine art archival paper. This 100% cotton paper is mould-made using the finest and oldest paper making technique. It has a unique pure white without optical brighteners, an incomparable fine and silky touch. Its soft texture lends a painterly feel to the image. It meets the requirements of ISO 9706 for long term storage and archival.
- Inks: Canon Lucia Pro ink set, a set of 11 inks plus a chroma optimizer which features microencapsulated pigment inks that achieve fantastic color reproduction, outstanding image clarity, and enhanced details.
- Printer: Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000, a 17″ wide format professional printer. Its air feeding system prevents any scratches or marring of the paper and its print head equipped with 18,432 nozzles delivers a print resolution of up to 2,400 ⨉ 1,200 dpi.