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Astrophotography Acrylic Print featuring the photograph Comet Catcher. Lake Gentry. by Chris Kusik

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Comet Catcher. Lake Gentry. Acrylic Print

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Comet Catcher. Lake Gentry. acrylic print by Chris Kusik.   Bring your artwork to life with the stylish lines and added depth of an acrylic print. Your image gets printed directly onto the back of a 1/4" thick sheet of clear acrylic. The high gloss of the acrylic sheet complements the rich colors of any image to produce stunning results. Two different mounting options are available, see below.

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Thank you Adel!

Wonderful shot Chris….thank you for your comment on my work…regards.

Awesome catch, Chris!

Chris Kusik replied:

Thank you Wendy. I light painted the tree while the exposure was being made. Lucky for me the light was about the same color temperature as the setting sun.

Thanks Roy. I'm hoping for it. I've been waiting 16 years for another chance. There's supposed to be another bright comet coming our way. Maybe I'll try medium format this time! I think Hale-Bopp has a 2000 year orbit and will be back around in 3096.

Beautiful shot - I wonder if the earth - or we in another incarnation will see this again.

Thanks Daniel. We may have a chance of getting another bright comet at the end of this year!

Cool V

Thanks for the feature Frank!

Thank you Linda!

What a cool image! I remember watching that comet.

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Mounting Option #1

Mounting Option #2

Bring your artwork to life with the stylish lines and added depth of an acrylic print.   Your image gets printed directly onto the back of a 1/4" thick sheet of clear acrylic.

The image is the art - it doesn't get any cleaner than that!

All acrylic prints ship within 3 - 4 business days and arrive "ready to hang" with four aluminum mounting posts (Option #1) or hanging wire (Option #2).

The high gloss of the acrylic sheet complements the rich colors of any image to produce stunning results.

There are two different ways to mount your acrylic print.

Option #1 (Mounting Posts) - Attach your print to your wall with four aluminum mounting posts.   The cylindrical cap of each mounting post can be removed, allowing you to thread a small screw along the center axis of the of post and into the wall.   When you're finished, simply reattached each cap, and you're done.   The mounting posts act as stand-offs and keep your print separated from the wall by 1".   All of the required mounting hardware (i.e. posts, screws, and wall anchors) is included with your print.   Click here for mounting details.

Option #2 (Hanging Wire) - With this option, your acrylic print is attached to a 1/4" thick black board which has a wooden frame and hanging wire attached to the back.   There are no metal mounting posts at the corners.   Simply put a nail in your wall, hang your print from the hanging wire, and you're done.   Due to the thickness of the black board and mounting frame, your print is separated from the wall by 1.50"   Click here for mounting details.

Artist's Description

Comet Hale-Bopp became visible in the summer of 1996. It faded in the winter and came into view in early 1997 and became brightest on April 1st. It will return in 4385. The idea for this photograph was drawn from previous experiments of "light painting" of the foreground to create a balance of a recordable exposure of the night sky and the surrounding landscape. The tree exuded a lot of character and added balance to the composition. Comet Hale-Bopp (formally designated C/1995 O1) was perhaps the most widely observed comet of the 20th century and one of the brightest seen for many decades. It was visible to the naked eye for a record 18 months, twice as long as the previous record holder, the Great Comet of 1811. Hale-Bopp was discovered on July 23, 1995, at a great distance from the Sun, raising expectations that the comet would brighten considerably by the time it passed close to Earth. Although predicting the brightness of comets with any degree of accuracy is very difficult, Hale...

About Chris Kusik

Chris Kusik

Chris was born in southern Delaware in 1960. As a teenager he began studying maps of Florida and dreamed of exploring the state and it’s natural treasures. In the early 1980’s he moved to Central Florida. During his travels throughout the state he discovered the beauty of it’s swamps, prairies, springs, rivers and lakes. This led to an interest in photography and it’s ability to document his adventures. He also developed an interest in astronomy. He studied the work of Ansel Adams and his “zone” system as well as the works of the his colleges in the “f 64 club” of art photographers. It became apparent that researching the accomplishments of painters would also be beneficial. Chris began to establish his own style, a fusion of art and...

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