I experience a peacefulness when I go work on a Saguaro portrait. There is an 'eternal-ness' about them that is hard to explain. Here in the desert they may be the cactus equivalent of the Tortoise; here before you were, and they'll be around long after you're gone.
Before I set up my camera I like to walk around them, a full 360, and I look at them from 100 feet away and up close too. Like any portrait the background matters, and the sky, and the neighbors.
I named this one 'Ready'. I saw a Robert Duvall movie years ago called 'Get Low'. It was about an old hermit who had a dream/vision that his days were numbered, it was nearly time to get low, as they say. To me this old soldier is reaching his arms up as if to say "Bring on the wind, punish me in the hot sun, abuse me with the rain! Give me your best shot, and return me to the earth from which I sprouted!"
The presence of this badge signifies that this business has officially registered with the Art Storefronts Organization and has an established track record of selling art.
It also means that buyers can trust that they are buying from a legitimate business. Art sellers that conduct fraudulent activity or that receive numerous complaints from buyers will have this badge revoked. If you would like to file a complaint about this seller, please do so here.
Verified Secure Website with Safe Checkout
This website provides a secure checkout with SSL encryption.
Become a member and be the first to receive new content and special promotions.