Check out these killer framed photos that will be at the event on Thursday…
#1 – “Hawaiian Manini” – A school of manini fish pass over a coral reef at Hanauma Bay on January 15, 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Many coral reefs are dying from water pollution (from sewage and agricultural runoff), dredging off the coast, careless collecting of coral specimens, and sedimentation. The photographer freedived about 40 feet with an underwater housing and fins to capture this image. 16″X36″ Panoramic Print mounted on gatorboard and with a custom handmade frame by the artist.
#2 – “Duck-Dive” – An unknown surfer duck dives a wave at the local spot “Windmills” during large storm surf in Hawaii January 6, 2005 in Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii. This photo was part of the photographers portfolio that won First Place in World Press Photo Contest, Pictures of the Year and Best of Photojournalism, sweeping all the contests in the sports catagory for the first time in history. A 12″ X 18″ Archival Matted and Signed Print in a 23″ X 29″ frame.
#3 – “School of Man” – The Mass Start for the Hawaiian Ironman Triathlon World Championships on October 5th 2009 in Kona, Hawaii. This photo was awarded “Sports Illustrated Pictures of the Year in 2009″ as well as being part of a story by the photographer that won First Place at the World Press Photo Contest in 2010 in Amsterdam. A 12″ X 18″ Archival Matted and Signed Print in a 23″ X 29” frame.
With over 30 international awards for his work, Donald Miralle is recognized as one of the most innovative photographers in the industry today. Come to the
Art Gala on Thursday to bid on these generous donations from Donald and check out more of his work at www.donaldmiralle.com