Brian Harig
Huntsville, Texas

Brian Harig decided he wanted to be a photographer during his first visit to Yellowstone National Park. He was standing in front of Palette Springs and felt as if he “had been transported through a wormhole to another planet.” He snapped a few images with his cell phone, rushed home to order a $700 camera online, taught himself how to shoot, and seven months later became a full-time photographer. “From sunrise to sunset,” Brian says, “our planet never fails to provide a canvas on which to paint with light.”

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Phantom Island Sunset - Crater Lake National Park Oregon

Fine Art Print
2012, open edition
Archival photographic print on heavyweight, acid-free soft gloss paper. Features a 1.5" white border around the image to allow for easy framing. Includes a certificate of authenticity.
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Just a few minutes before the sun set over Crater Lake National Park in Oregon, the sun burst through the trees. Seven different trees live on Phantom Ship, an island in Crater Lake. There are also colonies of violet green swallows, and several varieties of wildflowers and lichens living there. At over 1900 feet, Crater Lake is the deepest lake in North America. It was formed around 7,700 years ago by the collapse of the volcano Mount Mazama.

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