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Sicilian Steps Greeting Card featuring the photograph Sicilian Steps by Mel Steinhauer

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Sicilian Steps Greeting Card




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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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1 - 2 business days

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Charlotte, NC

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This is great Mel

Thank you for participating in my contest. Great capture and beautiful color. L

Mel Steinhauer replied:

Thanks so much for having another great contest and for your kind support. Best wishes for the New Year!

Awesome color and perspective! Congrats on your sale!

Great capture Mel. Makes me want to be there. A definite favorite.

Really like this shot, such warm colors.

I like this one Mel!!

This photo is awesome, Mel! Bright colors and great POV. I have often taken photos like this in our travels to Europe.

Congrats on your sale Mel! This place would look great at night too with those lanterns~ love the colors!

Wow! Congratulations on this sale! Beautiful!

Thanks so much for your generous comments Ann, Sandra, Carol, Jeff, Dave and Ernie !

Congrats on your sale!!!

Congrats Mel...great image!

Congrats on your sale, Mel. :)

Congratulations Mel - wonderful image!!

Congratulations on the sale of this wonderful image, Mel.

Love this. So much to see. Detail sharp through out. Thanks so much for your comment on my picture.

What a beautiful shot! Love the colors. This makes me want to walk up those steps to discover more! Congratulations!!

What an awesome find and capture, Mel!!!! Congratulations on your sale!!!!!

This is Sicily!!! Congratulations, Mel!!!!

Congratulations on your sale, Mel! Love this image, well captured!!!

I love your gallery- You have a great eye... and you have a gift for taking people along for the journey!

Good shape and lighting ratio … Properly selected color … Beautiful artwork ... ~ Tautvydas

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Artist's Description

(Copyright Mel Steinhauer all rights reserved) On the beautiful island of Sicily, not far from Messina and high atop a hill, rests the ancient city of Taormina. Roman ruins abound in this area and the city is home to many artists who love to paint, sketch or photograph the beautiful scenery. Art can be found everywhere, as many of the shops are small, forcing the owners to display their items outside in alleys and on stairways. Here, I discovered the beauty, the colorful art, and hints of a mysterious past on these ... Sicilian Steps. I created this image from my original photograph taken on location by adding digital enhancements, textures or other effects. These effects and image details will become more visible by clicking inside the green magnifier square as the cursor is placed over the image. IMPORTANT UPDATE: Our professional printing facility recently added a new feature for customers who desire artwork prepared for them to be in standard sizes such as 8 x 10, 11 x 14, 16 x 2...

About Mel Steinhauer

Mel Steinhauer

My love for photography began as a boy when I was taught the basics by my father. During a tour of duty with the U.S. Army in Vietnam, I bought a professional model Nikon SLR film camera and dreamed of becoming an artistic photographer when I returned home. A family of my own and a new career put that dream on hold, but I have always enjoyed photography as an art form. Several years ago, after surviving another kind of war with cancer, I began to really see the beauty in our world. Now equipped with a new awareness of life and improved photographic vision, I am able to find beautiful scenes almost everywhere I go. In 2006 I finally realized my dream from so long ago and began selling my art locally. Later in 2009, I established my online...

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