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Capturing the Wonder of Down Under
Canadian fine art photographer Kenneth Lane Smith unveils the first group of works captured during his recent 40,000 mile adventure through the South Pacific.
With over 5000 captures from the trip to draw upon, Smith is busy printing, framing and exhibiting the first hand finished limited edition canvases which are now on display in his two upscale galleries.
“I have seen a lot in my travels over the years”, says Smith, “but this time I saw things I would never have believed existed in the natural world”. The florescent grasses that gently dance beneath the crystal clear waters of the Te Waihou river and the sight of the perfectly round Moeraki Boulders lying on the beach in New Zealand. The almost magical stream fed pool and brilliant saturated colours deep within the rainforest of northern Australia. Plus, the vibrant green rice terraces of Indonesia, just to name a few surprises.
As Smith says, “the light in the southern hemisphere is very different than here at home in Canada. I see greens and blues there that last all day. Here, I am lucky if I see them for a few minutes, tops.”
Known for the dynamic, almost 3-D look of his exclusive limited edition canvases, Smith’s works now hang in the homes of his collector’s from all over the world. While gallery wall space is always at a premium, Smith hopes to introduce as many new pieces from this trip as space will permit over the next year.
Smith’s works are exhibited and sold through his two galleries of the same name located in Jordan Village and Niagara-on-the-
About the Artist:
Starting with just a handful of images and a very small patch of rented wall space in a local antiques gallery, the Kenneth Lane Smith collection and worldwide presence has exploded in growth since those early days.
Now over a decade later with two luxury art galleries and a list of collectors spanning the globe, Kenneth Lane Smith continues to make his mark in the art world, becoming one of, if not the top selling fine art photographer in Canada.
With approximately 200 hand finished limited edition images in his collection, Kenneth’s clients eagerly await the announcement of new releases as soon as they become available.
Known for his extremely realistic works, Kenneth’s hand finished canvases are crafted from images captured during his extensive travels around the world. His proprietary techniques developed after years of experimentation, produce a three dimensional-
Kenneth Lane Smith lives in the historic Niagara-on-the-
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