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The Elders

When I came to this spot, I searched all around to find a story. Tapping into my own emotion of the moment, I finally found a spot then placed a person in the middle to show off the massive size of these giant trees. I wanted to tell the story of an ancient forest, one standing long before any of us walked over their roots. A grouping of elders offering wisdom to a much younger and often naive new world. A story that personified my own naivety all too well.

Creator

Michael Castaneda

michaelcastaneda.eth

Growing up, I was one of those people who really disliked going out into nature. I felt comfort in the city and had no passion to ever leave. When I moved across the country, I was exposed to what nature truly is and it completely changed my entire life. A camera somehow found its way into my hand and I decided that I wanted to start showing the world some truly amazing places in hopes of preventing anyone from ever being like my younger and very naive self. As I began to form a style, two painters were actually my inspiration, Bierstadt and Kinkade. Their ability to portray the dance of light and shadows inspired me to create images of a once hidden world to me and expose it from beyond the shadows.

Properties

Rights

Limited Commercial

Location

Sequoia, California

Time of Day

Late Afternoon

Light Source

Sunstar with Rays through trees

Person

Included

Edition

1 / 1

Dimensions

2668x4000

Filetype

JPG

License

Limited Commercial

Primary NFT holders are free to use in advertising or parts of merchandise, including but not limited to, t-shirts, tote bags, mugs, in a total combined production run under one hundred (100) items.

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