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Equatorial Guinea Bat Cave

Equatorial Guinea Bat Cave

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This photo actually breaks my heart a little bit. So I spent a week sleeping on the beach of a jungle in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. There were a group of scientists studying turtle nests and I was invited to come out and document some of their work. This cave was on the 3-hour hike into the camp and if you arrived at it at low tide then you could get inside the cave and walk around. There was still about 8 inches of water flowing through it but you could see bats in the cave. It was amazing for the 20 seconds I was in it before a wave hit the back of my legs and pushed me out of the cave into the ocean. The best part is I had about $10,000 of equipment with me. As I was falling into the water I lifted my tripod with camera and lens above my head. Now underwater and camera above my head I remember thinking "I need to breathe, but I need to save my equipment." That was my last thought before I let the camera fall into the water and I proceeded to swim to the shore. This was one of the last photos this camera ever took. 

Choosing your Print

We offer two kinds of prints in the gallery. We offer open edition fine art prints and limited edition metal prints.

Our open edition fine art prints come in a variety of sizes, are printed on high quality art paper, and are mounted not framed. We recomend visiting a local frame shop to have them framed in your choice of frame. These images will come signed by the artist but are not numbered.

Our limited edition metal prints come in only one size per photo, are printed on high quality metal that shows the full detail of the image, and come with mounting hardware to hang. No frame necessary. These images will come signed by the artist and numbered. Each image has a set number of prints avavailable, typically 125. Once this number is reached that print is sold out and will no longer be available.

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We ship all of our prints in flat boxes to make framing more convconvenient.

If there is damage due to shipping please contact us via the contact tap.

We are confconfident you will be thrilled with your print however if you are not you will have 30 days to return. The print must still be in its original packaging, and unharmed. If you have decided to return your print send us a message via the contact tab and we will get back to you with information.

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