'It was a particularly dull day for a sail. The sea became choppy, so I went below deck. But in Antarctica, the weather can change quickly. Ten minutes later, the sea was smooth as a mirror. I ran back up, in time to see this Adélie penguin leaping across the bow. I managed one good frame before the penguin disappeared and a breeze ruffled the water.' There are five species of penguin in Antarctica: emperor, king, chinstrap, Adélie and macaroni. Adélies are the smallest and spend most of the winter offshore feeding. They often lay two eggs, vulnerable to birds such as skuas, but usually only one survives. Once hatched, their chicks are the fastest-growing species of any penguin.
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|Art paper||Photo paper|
|Gently textured matt surface||Satin lustre finish|
|Giclée print||Giclée print|
|100-200 years lifespan||100-200 years lifespan|
As a crude rule of thumb, fine art images look best on our art paper and photographs look best on photo paper. However, the differences are subtle and the right paper for you often comes down to personal preference and style. Each paper produces great results and there isn't a "wrong" choice.
Created using our fine art paper, mini prints are museum-quality reproductions at smaller, more affordable sizes.
Our canvases use thick 400gsm artist-grade cotton canvas with a subtle textured finish, for consistent detail, clarity and precision.
All stretched and framed canvases are 38mm deep, and use a finger-jointed frame and wooden corner wedges to prevent warping and to ensure the canvas remains taut.
A high-quality print mounted onto the back of a 1" hand-polished acrylic block. Ideal for use on a desk, shelf or mantelpiece.