Early Takeoff Fine Art Print

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Border: White
Frame: White
Size: Jumbo
3:4 - Size Information (Fine Art Print)
Small (S) 9 x 12" | 23 x 30.5cm
Medium (M) 12 x 16" | 30.5 x 40.5cm
Large (L) 18 x 24" | 45.5 x 61cm
X-Large (XL) 24 x 32" | 61 x 81.5cm
Jumbo (J) 30 x 40" | 76 x 101.5cm
In stock: US, CA, UK, EU, AU, Worldwide

About the Artwork

Darren Tierney

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Darren Tierney's "Early Takeoff," an aerial masterpiece capturing the vibrant energy of surfers riding waves on the picturesque Gold Coast of Queensland, Australia. This remarkable photograph, shot with a DJI FC220 and 26.3mm f/2.2 lens, boasts incredible detail and clarity, thanks to its 1/400 shutter speed and ISO-100 film speed, expertly paired with an f/2.2 aperture. The result is a captivating work of art that effortlessly transports you to the sunny shores of Australia's surfer's paradise.

The composition of "Early Takeoff" masterfully plays with perspective, offering an awe-inspiring bird's eye view of a surfer poised for action amidst the rolling waves. The rich blue hues of the ocean contrasted against the sun-kissed sands evoke a sense of freedom, adventure, and exhilaration, which will undoubtedly resonate with both surf enthusiasts and art lovers alike. Darren Tierney's skillful use of light and shadow further elevates the visual impact of this stunning photograph, making it a must-have addition to any collection.

In addition to its undeniable aesthetic appeal, "Early Takeoff" serves as a testament to the beauty and power of nature, reminding us of the intimate connection between humankind and the ocean. This extraordinary piece of art captures not only the thrill of surfing but also the spirit of the Gold Coast, making it a priceless acquisition for anyone with a passion for the Australian coastline and its vibrant surfing culture.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

The Gold Coast is a beautiful coastal city located in Queensland, Australia. The region is well-known for its stunning beaches, beautiful hinterland, and exciting theme parks. If you're a nature lover, you'll be in awe of the region's natural beauty and unique wildlife.

The Gold Coast is home to a wide range of beautiful beaches, from the famous Surfers Paradise to secluded spots like Tallebudgera Creek. Surfers Paradise is a hotspot for surfers and beach lovers, while Tallebudgera Creek is perfect for families with children. The beaches are surrounded by a beautiful natural landscape, including mangroves, wetlands, and estuaries. You can take a stroll along the shore, go for a swim, or simply relax and soak up the sun.

If you're looking for adventure, the Gold Coast has plenty to offer. The region is home to some of the best theme parks in Australia, including Dreamworld, Sea World, and Warner Bros. Movie World. You can experience thrilling roller coasters, amazing water rides, and get up close and personal with marine life. The Gold Coast is also a great place for nature lovers, with plenty of hiking trails and nature reserves to explore. You can take a walk through the beautiful hinterland, go on a bushwalk, or visit a wildlife sanctuary to see native animals up close.

Duke Kahanamoku

"The best surfer out there is the one having the most fun."

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