Springtime on the Canal - A Potomac Impression art print by Steve Ember. Our art prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All art prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
Naturally, it will be a pleasure to create a new version of this Springtime impression at such time as the hull of the canal barge is caressed by... more
Naturally, it will be a pleasure to create a new version of this Springtime impression at such time as the hull of the canal barge is caressed by lapping waters, as the mule team prepares to haul her and her passengers down the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, parallel to the rushing Potomac at Great Falls, in the direction of Georgetown. But first, the restoration work must be completed on the canal and its locks and the water replenished.
Meantime, what a photo-inspiring setting, even in its temporarily purgatorial state, with the combination of pastel greens of new growth in the trees complimented by the intense pinks of the Eastern Redbuds along the canal and the old wood of the locks and bridges near the Great Falls Visitor's Center in Potomac, Maryland.
Thus, I couldn't resist working up an image from some newly arrived lab scans, from film shot during a visit last April, as a means of looking ahead to the allure of a colorful Spring 2020. The impression was created from a Ferrania S...
About Steve Ember
Steve Ember is a Washington-based photographer, writer, and voice actor/narrator. In addition to his signature New York (including many “SubwayScapes” integrating elevated rail lines into views of the urban fabric), Baltimore, and Washington cityscapes, his work also encompasses Alpine landscapes, European, and American motifs, including night scenes, as well as railroad and aviation subjects, and aerial photography. A lifelong photographer, Steve’s work has been honored over many years with selection in numerous juried exhibits at galleries in the greater Washington area. His photographs appear regularly at the Maryland Federation of Art’s Circle Gallery in Annapolis, Maryland.
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