Sunrise Canning River Perth on a winter morning. Whenever I wake to a misty morning here in Perth I try to get down to the river. Mist or fog transforms the landscape, isolating visual elements close to the viewer by
Mist also transforms the quality of light and depending upon the mist’s density it can have soft, enveloping light.
The disappearance of distant objects adds mystery to the landscape. Mists do not occur frequently in Perth, so I when they do I try to make the most of exploring the environment in a different light.
It is hard to believe that this waterway is within a 10km radius of the Perth CBD. A few kilometres downstream it joins the Swan River, often referred to Perth’s jewel. Yet both river systems face serious environmental issues around water quality degradation.
Sunrise Canning River Perth Western Australia is available for purchase online. Sunrise Canning River Perth Western Australia is a 40 x 50cm silver gelatin print, hand-printed by the author. It is dry-mounted onto 100% cotton museum board, then window-mounted behind a clear acrylic sheet. Framed in graphite tone aluminium it is ready to hang. Outer dimensions 74.5 x 61.5cm. Limited edition of 10, signed and numbered. Freight and insurance within Australia included.