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Purple Martins Print featuring the photograph Purple Martin Twilight by Karen Wiles







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5.63" x 8.00"


7.63" x 10.00"





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Purple Martin Twilight Print


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Purple Martin Twilight print by Karen Wiles.   Our prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Thank you Lois for featuring "Purple Martin Twilight" in the Splendor of Summer!

Thank you Cindy for featuring "Purple Martin Twilight" in the Group Owner's Blast!

Thank you Saigon for featuring "Purple Martine Twilight" in All Things Beautiful!

Thank you Charlie for featuring "Purple Martin Twilight" in Nature and Landscape!

Thank you Eve for featuring "Purple Martin Twilight" In Birds, Birds and More Birds!

Thank you Jim for featuring "Purple Martin Twilight" in Comfortable Art!

Thank you Margaret for featuring "Purple Martin Twilight" in North Carolina!

Thank you Omaste for featuring "Purple Martin Twilight" in Social Media Marketers!

Thank you Eve, I am visiting your favorite city Charleston!

What a great composition! I love the lighting! voted!

Thank you Jo Ann! This is one of my true favorites...I love birds!!!

The lighting creates a beautiful contrast in this image! v/f

Thank you Ag for featuring "Purple Martin Twilight" in the Worldof Shadow & Reflection Group!

Thank you Lyn for featuring "Purple Martin Twilight" in the Animal & Bird Species Group!

Thank you Karol for featuring "Purple Martin Twilight" in the Action Photography Group!

Thank you Bob & Nancy!

Thank you Karol!

Thank you Connie!

Terrific image! V

Love these guys..nice capture, Karen!

Exquisite lighting and color in a splendidly unusual image. Love the orange color on the breast of one bird, and the wingspread of another. You have a real winner here, Karen! v/f

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Fine Art America is one of the largest, most-respected giclee printing companies in the world with over 40 years of experience producing museum-quality prints.   All of our prints are produced on state-of-the-art, professional-grade Epson printers.

We use acid-free papers and canvases with archival inks to guarantee that your prints last a lifetime without fading or loss of color.   Paper prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting.   Canvas prints include a 2.5" white border to allow for future stretching on stretcher bars.

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Artist's Description

Chronological Colony Life Usually the first birds to return are the older ASY birds. These birds are often established in a site somewhere and, if successful with nesting last season, will usually return to that site to do their nesting each year. This is known as 'site fidelity'. Since they have successfully raised young at that site before, they feel safe enough to return to that same site to do it again. Although not always, the older males are usually the ones to arrive first. These early arrivals are usually known as 'scouts'. Because of the nature of martins to show up at a site for a period of time, then disappear for days, it was once thought that these birds arrived first to check the site out and then returned for the rest of the flock, but this 'longtime myth' has been proven wrong. Scouts are nothing more than the first birds to arrive for the spring migration and the other birds simply arrive when they are ready. Once these early birds arrive, they set about getting to...

About Karen Wiles

Karen Wiles

In the ever changing fast paced technological world we live in, Karen Wiles' images are like a wind blown breath of fresh air. An enchantment where one wants to visit and then remain...she has a special sense of place and vision that is present in her vividly bold works of art which demonstrate a love and deep appreciation of life. She has quickly become known as "The Photographer With An Artist's Eye," for it is apparent she captures in photography what some may overlook. Wiles' vast background in art enhances the vision needed to place her art within a unique aura of exceptional beauty. "Her fine art remains in one's soul long to remember... the art feels REAL because the artist is REAL."K.P. of Los Angeles writes. Her award winning...

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