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Canadian Conservation Photographers Collective

The Crowned Prince

The Crowned Prince

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Roosevelt elk were nearly exterminated from coastal British Columbia due to overhunting and poaching. Fortunately, their populations are slowly recovering, numbering about 5400-5600, of which 4200 live on Vancouver Island. Despite the low numbers the government of B.C. continues to issue hunting permits, which adds pressure in addition to the natural predation that occurs. Poaching also continues to threaten the elk populations as unethical hunters kill the animals, sometimes leaving the unharvested carcas to rot.

Wanting to highlight the challenges faced by the Roosevelt elk in the province I have made many trips to locate and photograph them. In posting images of them, I include as much information as possible to inform people of their circumstances and encourage others to report poaching when encountered. This beautiful bull elk was a member of a small herd of males. It regarded me cautiously but continued to forage as I photographed it. A primary objective in all my photography is not to disturb wildlife or cause them stress. I was grateful to have the opportunity to observe it without disruption


Canadian Conservation Photographers Collective
printed on Giclée Hahnemühle Photo Rag

 Josh DeLeenheer

Materials

Hahnemühle Photo Rag® is one of the world’s most popular papers and the valued all-rounder for high-quality FineArt inkjet printing. The white cotton artist’s paper, with its characteristic, wonderfully soft feel, boasts a lightly defined felt structure, lending each artwork a three-dimensional appearance and impressive pictorial depth.

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Should your print arrive with any scratches, tears, or imperfections, please contact our team and we will have the image replaced fee of charge.

Dimensions

16 x 24 inch print with 0.2inch bleed on each side.

Care Instructions

The age resistance of prints is defined by two criteria: the base paper and the print. All Hahnemühle papers are, in accordance with DIN6738, extremely resistant to ageing and have the highest life expectancy class of several hundred years. The durability of prints, i.e. the print permanence, depends on the ink and can last for more than 100 years with UV-resistant ink (pigment ink).

 

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