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Fish Net Light (Sepia Toned Landscape of Net in Water and Reflection from Tonga)
By David Halliday
Located in Hudson, NY
Sepia Toned Landscape of Net in Water and Reflection from Tonga 17 x 17, edition 5 of 25 Silver Gelatin Print, unframed David Halliday's series consists of sepia-toned still lives ...
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1990s Contemporary Still-life Photography

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Archival Pigment

Under Water - The Girl behind the White Picket Fence
By Stefanie Schneider
Located in Morongo Valley, CA
Under Water (The Girl behind the White Picket Fence), 2013 100x98cm, Edition 1/5, analog C-Print, hand-printed by the artist, based on an expired Polaroid Certificate and Signature ...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, C Print, Color, Polaroid

Under Water - The Girl behind the White Picket Fence
By Stefanie Schneider
Located in Morongo Valley, CA
'Under Water' (The Girl behind the White Picket Fence), 100x98cm, Edition 1/5, analog C-Print, hand-printed by the artist, based on an expired Polaroid Certificate and Signature labe...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, C Print, Color, Polaroid

"Water Dance", Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Green, Orange
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
"Water Dance" Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered by...
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2010s Abstract Color Photography

Materials

Color, Archival Pigment

'Nude Female Torso In Water' OVERSIZE C Print
By Kennet Havgaard
Located in London, GB
'Nude Female Torso In Water' by Kennet Havgaard Exquisite, very large 40x30" inches / 101 x 76 cm C Print. Stamped. Free shipping. (This image by Kennet Havgaard / Getty Images)
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Nude Photography

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C Print

Low Water - Contemporary, Polaroid, Photograph, Childhood. 21st Century
By Cristina Fontsare
Located in Morongo Valley, CA
Low Water (2014), Edition 1/10. 40 x 40 cm. Printed in Canson Barita 310gr, based on a Fuji Instant Film (not mounted). Signed on back with Certificate. Once / Cristina Fontsare Ab...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

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Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Color, Archival Pigment, Polaroid

Running Water - Bathtime I (29 Palms, CA) analog, not mounted, 58x56cm
By Stefanie Schneider
Located in Morongo Valley, CA
Running Water - Bathtime I (29 Palms, CA) 1999, 58x56cm, Edition 1/10, Analog C-Print, hand-printed by the artist, based on a Polaroid. Signature label and Certificate. Artist in...
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1990s Contemporary Portrait Photography

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Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, C Print, Color, Polaroid

Petites Natures #19 - yellow flower dots of water abstract contemporary photo
By Isabelle Menin
Located in New York, NY
This floral photography has a dramatic sense of composition which recalls the careful arrangements of Dutch and Flemish still life paintings from the 17-18 century. Belgian photog...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Photography

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C Print

Invisible Seascape #2 – Jun Ahn, Water, Photography, Waves, Blue, White, Nature
By Jun Ahn
Located in Zurich, CH
JUN AHN (*1981) Invisible Seascape #2 2010 HDR Ultra Chrome Archival Pigment Print Sheet 304.8 x 101.6 cm (120 x 40 in.) Edition of 3, plus 1 AP; Ed. no. 1/3 Framed to artist's speci...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

Water / Ocean series - Large photography of Water Series
By MAE Curates
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a black and white abstract contemporary photography of water and ocean series curated by Modern Art Etc Los Angeles. We curated this series of Water, to raise awareness of ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Photography

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Archival Pigment

Landscape, Outdoor, Fall, Nature, Photography, Flood, Water
Located in Inglewood, CA
photograph
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2010s Photorealist Landscape Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper

Cloud, Contemporary Color Abstract Photography, Reflections in Water
By Roberta Fineberg
Located in New york, NY
A contemporary color photograph Cloud, 2020 by RF is an 18" x 24" signed archival pigment print on rag paper in an edition of 5. Sheltering in place, the soul of New York City laid ...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

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Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Rag Paper, Digital, Archival Pigment, Digi...

Goddess, Photography, Story teller, Hollywood, Water, Dress, Red
By Tyler Shields
Located in Munich, DE
Edition of 3 More sizes on request. A woman in a red dress dives into the water. Tyler Shields is an American Photographer, screenwriter, director and former professional inline sk...
Category

2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

C Print

"View", Color Nature Photography, Landscape, Grass, Reeds, Water
Located in New York, NY
"View" Color Nature Photography by Shooting Star Designs Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered by ar...
Category

2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Color, Archival Pigment

"Reflection 1", Color Nature Photography, Landscape, Grass, Reeds, Water
Located in New York, NY
"Reflection 1" Color Nature Photography by Shooting Star Designs Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and number...
Category

2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Color, Archival Pigment

Seascapes 1 - Ellie Davies, Contemporary, Photography, British landscape, Water
By Ellie Davies
Located in Brighton, GB
Please be aware that the US recently imposed an import duty on photographs printed in the last 20 years which may apply if you are purchasing and importing this to the US. Edition 3...
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2010s Conceptual Landscape Photography

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Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Digital

"Rough Water" - Contemporary Composite Landscape Photography - JMW Turner
By Beth Lilly
Located in Atlanta, GA
"Rough Water" is a photograph featuring white, brown and green hues. Beth Lilly utilizes a variety of photographic styles in her conceptually driven projects that speculate on the i...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

Elephant Spray - Contemporary British Art, Animal Photography, Wild, Water
By Tim Flach
Located in Brighton, GB
Please be aware that the US recently imposed an import duty on photographs printed in the last 20 years which may apply if you are purchasing and importing this to the US. All print...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Photography

Materials

C Print

Algiers Pool, Las Vegas, Nevada - Blue water color photography
By Richard Heeps
Located in Cambridge, GB
Algiers Pool, part of Richard Heeps 'Dream in Colour' Series. The blue rippled water of the swimming pool draws you in. This artwork is a limited edition of 25, gloss photographic p...
Category

Early 2000s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, C Print, Color, Silver Gelatin

'Rising Water' - Black and White - Landscape Photography - Eliot Porter
By Richard Skoonberg
Located in Atlanta, GA
'Rising Water' is a black and white landscape photograph taken near the Chattahoochee River. Additional sizes are available. This listing is for an unframed print, edition 1/10. Ric...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

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Paper, Archival Pigment

colors 053 – Yoshinori Mizutani, Colour, Photography, Structure, Yellow, Water
By Yoshinori Mizutani
Located in Zurich, CH
Yoshinori MIZUTANI (*1987, Japan) colors 053, 2014 Archival pigment print on Hahnemuhle Fine Art Baryta paper 27 x 18 cm (10 5/8 x 7 1/8 in.) Edition of 5 plus 2 AP; Ed. no. 2/5 prin...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

Seascapes 7 - Ellie Davies, Conceptual photography, Blue, Trees, Water imagery
By Ellie Davies
Located in Brighton, GB
Please be aware that the US recently imposed an import duty on photographs printed in the last 20 years which may apply if you are purchasing and importing this to the US. Edition 4...
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21st Century and Contemporary Conceptual Landscape Photography

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Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Digital

Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Expressionist, Contemporary, Water
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered by artist. Custom...
Category

2010s Abstract Color Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment, Color

Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Expressionist, Contemporary, Water
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered by artist. Custom...
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2010s Abstract Color Photography

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Color, Archival Pigment

Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Expressionist, Contemporary, Water
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered by artist. Custom...
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2010s Abstract Color Photography

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Color, Archival Pigment

Algiers Pool, Las Vegas, Nevada - Blue water color photography
By Richard Heeps
Located in Cambridge, GB
Part of Richard Heeps 'Dream in Colour' Series, with some seriously cool blue colors and dreamy pool vibes. This artwork is a limited edition of 25, gloss photographic print, dry-mo...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Color Photography

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Photographic Paper, C Print, Color, Silver Gelatin

Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Expressionist, Contemporary, Water
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered by artist. Custom...
Category

2010s Abstract Color Photography

Materials

Color, Archival Pigment

Algiers Pool, Las Vegas, Nevada - Blue water color photography
By Richard Heeps
Located in Cambridge, GB
Part of Richard Heeps 'Dream in Colour' Series, with some seriously cool colours and pool vibes. This artwork is a limited edition of 25, gloss photographic print. Accompanied by a ...
Category

Early 2000s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, C Print, Color, Silver Gelatin

Water Reflection, Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Blue
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Water Reflection, Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered...
Category

2010s Abstract Color Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment, Color

Water Reflection, Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Blue
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Water Reflection, Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered...
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2010s Abstract Color Photography

Materials

Color, Archival Pigment

The Water Nixie 1 - photography with mixed media handmade texture
By Elena Gallotta
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Exclusively from Modern Art Etc in the US. Elena Gallotta is an award winning Italian fine-art photographer based in Ireland. Her work exhibited at the 54th Venice Biennale of ...
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Contemporary Figurative Photography

The Water Nixie II - photography with hand applied texture
By Elena Gallotta
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Exclusively from Modern Art Etc. Los Angeles in the US and elsewhere except Europe. Elena Gallotta is an award winning Italian fine-art photographer based in Ireland. Her work ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Figurative Photography

Milky Way - Dogs, Outer space, Water, Slow motion, Portraiture, Photography
By Tim Flach
Located in Brighton, GB
Please be aware that the US recently imposed an import duty on photographs printed in the last 20 years which may apply if you are purchasing and importing this to the US. Edition 6...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Portrait Photography

Materials

C Print

Water Tower in Blossom, Wildwood, New Jersey - Structural, Color Photography
By Richard Heeps
Located in Cambridge, GB
When photographing in New Jersey, Richard loved the Water Towers which loomed over the small towns, interested in the artistic variations each one had. Perhaps they are everyday to t...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, C Print, Color, Silver Gelatin

Black & White contemporary photography of water, ocean - n. 2B silver gelatin
By MAE Curates
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a black and white abstract contemporary photography of water and ocean series curated by the gallery in Los Angeles. The portrait of water is conveyed in an abstract and pain...
Category

2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Black & White, Color abstract contemporary photography of water, ocean - n. 2A
By MAE Curates
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a black and white abstract contemporary photography of water and ocean series curated by the gallery in Los Angeles. The portrait of water is conveyed in an abstract and pain...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Black and white photography of Water, Ocean - silver gelatin print - n.4
By MAE Curates
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a black and white abstract contemporary photography of water and ocean series curated by the gallery in Los Angeles. The portrait of water is conveyed in an abstract and pain...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Water Reflection, Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Blue, White
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Water Reflection, Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered...
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2010s Abstract Color Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment, Color

Rushing Water, Geoffrey Baris, Color Nature Photography, Abstract, Black, Blue
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Rushing Water, Color Nature Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered by a...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Color, Archival Pigment

Water Reflection, Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Blue, Green
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Water Reflection, Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered...
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2010s Abstract Color Photography

Materials

Color, Archival Pigment

Water Reflection, Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Red, Black
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Water Reflection, Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered...
Category

2010s Abstract Color Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment, Color

Water Reflection, Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Blue, Green
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Water Reflection, Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered...
Category

2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Color, Archival Pigment

Black and White abstract contemporary photography of Water n. 6 - silver gelatin
By MAE Curates
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a black and white abstract contemporary photography of water and ocean series curated by the gallery in Los Angeles. The portrait of water is conveyed in an abstract and pain...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Black & White, Color abstract contemporary photography of water, ocean - n. 2B
By MAE Curates
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a black and white abstract contemporary photography of water and ocean series curated by the gallery in Los Angeles. The portrait of water is conveyed in an abstract and pain...
Category

2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Water Reflection, Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Blue, Black
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Water Reflection, Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered...
Category

2010s Abstract Color Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment, Color

Water Reflection, Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Blue, Black
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Water Reflection, Abstract Color Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered...
Category

2010s Abstract Color Photography

Materials

Color, Archival Pigment

Black & White contemporary photography of water & ocean series - silver gelatin
By MAE Curates
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a curated black and white abstract contemporary photography of water and ocean series curated by Modern Art Etc Los Angeles. We curated this series of Water, to raise awa...
Category

2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

KAWA_087-088 – Syoin Kajii, Japense Photography, Abstract, Nature, Water, Art
Located in Zurich, CH
Syoin KAJII (*1976, Japan) KAWA_087-088, 2010 Lambda Print with Diasec Face, Diptych 100 x 300 cm (39 3/8 x 118 1/8 in.) Edition of 6; Ed. no. 2/6 Print only About KAWA: Buddhist m...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

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Lambda

KAWA 045-046 – Syoin Kajii, Japense Photography, Abstract, Nature, Water, Art
Located in Zurich, CH
Syoin KAJII (*1976, Japan) KAWA 045-046, 2010 Lambda Print with Diasec Face, Diptych 100 x 300 cm (39 3/8 x 118 1/8 in.) Edition of 6; Ed. no. 1/6 Print only About KAWA: Buddhist m...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

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Lambda

NAMI 009-010 – Syoin Kajii, Japense Photography, Ocean, Waves, Water, Nature
Located in Zurich, CH
Syoin KAJII (*1976, Japan) NAMI_009-010, 2004 Lambda Print with Diasec Face Diptych (two works) 56 x 168 cm (22 x 66 1/8 in.) Edition of 6; Ed. no. 3/6 Print only About NAMI: NAMI ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Color Photography

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Lambda

NAMI_060-061 – Syoin Kajii, Japense Photography, Ocean, Waves, Water, Nature
Located in Zurich, CH
Syoin KAJII (*1976, Japan) NAMI_060-061, 2004 Lambda Print with Diasec Face Diptych (two works) 56 x 168 cm (22 x 66 1/8 in.) Edition of 6; Ed. no. 1/6 Print only About NAMI: NAMI ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Color Photography

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Lambda

KAWA_065-066 – Syoin Kajii, Japense Photography, Abstract, Nature, Water, Art
Located in Zurich, CH
Syoin KAJII (*1976, Japan) KAWA_065-066, 2010 Lambda Print with Diasec Face, Diptych 100 x 300 cm (39 3/8 x 118 1/8 in.) Edition of 6; Ed. no. 1/6 Print only About KAWA: Buddhist m...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

Materials

Lambda

KAWA 051-052 – Syoin Kajii, Japense Photography, Abstract, Nature, Water, Art
Located in Zurich, CH
Syoin KAJII (*1976, Japan) KAWA 051-052, 2010 Lambda Print with Diasec Face, Diptych 100 x 300 cm (39 3/8 x 118 1/8 in.) Edition of 6; Ed. no. 1/6 Print only About KAWA: Buddhist m...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

Materials

Lambda

KAWA_097-098 – Syoin Kajii, Japense Photography, Abstract, Nature, Water, Art
Located in Zurich, CH
Syoin KAJII (*1976, Japan) KAWA_097-098, 2010 Lambda Print with Diasec Face, Diptych 100 x 300 cm (39 3/8 x 118 1/8 in.) Edition of 6; Ed. no. 1/6 Print only About KAWA: Buddhist m...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

Materials

Lambda

NAMI_009 – Syoin Kajii, Japense Photography, Ocean, Waves, Water, Nature, Art
Located in Zurich, CH
Syoin KAJII (*1976, Japan) NAMI_009, 2004 Lambda Print with Diasec Face Also available as a Diptych (two works) 56 x 84 cm (22 x 33 1/8 in.) Edition of 6; Ed. no. 1/6 Print only Abo...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Color Photography

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Lambda

NAMI_015-016 – Syoin Kajii, Japense Photography, Ocean, Waves, Water, Nature
Located in Zurich, CH
Syoin KAJII (*1976, Japan) NAMI_015-016, 2004 Lambda Print with Diasec Face 56 x 168 cm (22 x 66 1/8 in.) Edition of 6; Ed. no. 2/6 Print only About NAMI: NAMI is a series of photo...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Lambda

NAMI_088 – Syoin Kajii, Japense Photography, Ocean, Waves, Water, Nature, Art
Located in Zurich, CH
Syoin KAJII (*1976, Japan) NAMI_088, 2004 Lambda Print with Diasec Face 56 x 84 cm (22 x 33 1/8 in.) Edition of 6; Ed. no. 2/6 Print only About NAMI: NAMI is a series of photos of ...
Category

Early 2000s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Lambda

NAMI_061 – Syoin Kajii, Japense Photography, Ocean, Waves, Water, Nature, Art
Located in Zurich, CH
Syoin KAJII (*1976, Japan) NAMI_061, 2004 Lambda Print with Diasec Face 56 x 84 cm (22 x 33 1/8 in.) Edition of 6; Ed. no. 1/6 Print only About NAMI: NAMI is a series of photos of ...
Category

Early 2000s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Lambda

KAWA 049-050 – Syoin Kajii, Japense Photography, Abstract, Nature, Water, Art
Located in Zurich, CH
Syoin KAJII (*1976, Japan) KAWA 049-050, 2010 Lambda Print with Diasec Face, Diptych 100 x 300 cm (39 3/8 x 118 1/8 in.) Edition of 6; Ed. no. 1/6 Print only About KAWA: Buddhist m...
Category

2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

Materials

Lambda

KAWA 075-076 – Syoin Kajii, Japense Photography, Abstract, Nature, Water, Art
Located in Zurich, CH
Syoin KAJII (*1976, Japan) KAWA_075-076, 2010 Lambda Print with Diasec Face, Diptych 100 x 300 cm (39 3/8 x 118 1/8 in.) Edition of 6; Ed. no. 3/6 Print only About KAWA: Buddhist m...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

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Lambda

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Water Photography For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact piece of water photography you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. There are many Contemporary, Abstract and Photorealist versions of these works for sale. You’re likely to find the perfect item from our selection of water photography among the distinctive items we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 18th Century as well as those made as recently as the 21st Century. When looking for the right choice in our collection of water photography for your space, you can search on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of black, gray, blue and beige. There have been many interesting object in our assortment of water photography examples over the years, but those made by Stefanie Schneider, Christian Stoll, Geoffrey Baris, Ole Brodersen and MAE Curates are often thought to be among the most thought-provoking. These artworks were handmade with extraordinary care, with artists most often working in pigment print, archival pigment print and paper. A large option in this array of water photography can be an attractive addition to some spaces, while smaller examples are available — approximately spanning 5 high and 4.5 wide — and may be better suited to a more modest living area.

How Much is a Water Photography?

A piece of water photography can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price for items in our inventory is $2,864, while the lowest priced sells for $185 and the highest can go for as much as $95,914.

Finding the Right Photography for You

The first permanent image created by a camera — which materialized during the 1820s — is attributed to Joseph Nicéphore Niépce. The French inventor was on to something for sure. Kodak introduced roll film in the 1880s, allowing photography to become more democratic, although cameras wouldn’t be universally accessible until several decades later. 

Digital photographic techniques, software, smartphone cameras and social-networking platforms such as Instagram have made it even easier in the modern era for budding photographers to capture the world around them as well as disseminate their images far and wide. 

What might leading figures of visual art such as Andy Warhol have done with these tools at their disposal?

Today, when we aren’t looking at the digital photos that inundate us on our phones, we look to the past to celebrate the photographers who have broken rules as well as records — provocative and prolific artists like Horst P. Horst, Lillian Bassman and Helmut Newton, who altered the face of fashion and portrait photography; visionary documentary photographers such as Gordon Parks, whose best-known work was guided by social justice; and pioneers of street photography such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, who shot for revolutionary travel magazines like Holiday with the likes of globetrotting society lensman Slim Aarons.

Find photographers you may not know in Introspective and The Study — where you’ll read about Berenice Abbott, who positioned herself atop skyscrapers for the perfect shot, or “conceptual artist-adventurer” Charles Lindsay, whose work combines scientific rigor with artistic expression, or Massimo Listri, known for his epic interiors of opulent Old World libraries.

Throughout the past two centuries, photographers have used their medium to create expressive work that has resonated for generations. Shop a voluminous collection of this powerful fine art photography on 1stDibs. Search by photographer to find the perfect piece for your living room wall, or spend some time with the work organized under various categories, such as landscape photography, nude photography and more.