Peter's World

"Raining Jewels"

“I discovered this sensational tree by accident, as I followed a random track along the shores of Lake Pukaki, searching for views of Mt. Cook. I drove past this same spot earlier in the morning (when the tree had been in shadow), but I was soon forced to stop as another tree had fallen, blocking the track. Discovering a mass of red toadstools under the trees, by the time I had shot these & reversed back the same way, the sun had risen & was now lighting this tree from my driver's side window - ‘quick STOP!’ It really was the most magnificent display of light & colour.”

Equipment: 60Mp Phase One DB + Mamiya AFD 645 + 80mm lens

Exposure: 1/40 sec @ f11 ISO 400

5 frames stitched for maximum detail & clarity

Location: Lake Pukaki, Mount Cook

Also view "Hanging Jewels" in portrait format

Limited Edition: 125 prints (total all sizes), individually numbered, personally signed & certified

Year of Release: 2015

Printer: Peter personally prints all his 100% cotton-rag paper & archival canvas on an HP Z9+ PS printer (9 colour "Vivera" archival pigment inkset, giclée process)

Print Permanence: >250 years indoors (paper & canvas prints), as tested on HP Z9+ printer by Wilhelm Research Institute, California

Copyright: Peter Latham 2015

“When Peter delivered our pieces, we couldn't believe the incredible detail. The images on his website - impressive as they are - really didn't do our prints justice!“