A superbloom of flowers in Anza-Borrego. The foreground has white desert evening primrose and is surrounded by purple sandy verbena. The background shows a mountain range.

Bloom | Anza Borrego

This year (2017) we had a superbloom in Anza Borrego due to a tremendous amount of rain (for the desert) that we received. A superbloom is a rare event and I'm told it occurs perhaps once a decade. Well this was an opportune time as California has been in severe drought for the past five years with heavily depleted water reserves and diminished snowpack.

Most of the time Anza Borrego is an inhospitable desert. It's only during a few spring weeks, with adequate rainfall over the winter, that we see this splendid display of nature. I hope we see more of these heavy blooms but nature is unpredictable.

About the Prints

Available in the following sizes:

24 x 36 inches, edition of 45

30 x 45 inches, edition of 15

40 x 60 inches, edition of 5

Medium: Archival pigment print with acrylic facemount

 

This is a pigment print where the front has been directly mounted with an adhesive to a sheet of ultra clear, scratch resistant, and non-reflective acrylic glass. This process is known as face mounting. The acrylic captures light internally resulting in a display with incredible visual depth and vibrancy. With proper lighting, the acrylic print will appear to be back illuminated with the light emanating from the image itself. The print comes ready to hang with a hidden mount on the back that floats the print off the wall.

Please allow 4-5 weeks for production and delivery of your print. The prices include U.S. shipping, please contact me for international rates.

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