Fishing Boat and Storm

A limited edition Aeolian Island dreamscape

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Fishing Boat and Storm

This view of Panarea by Adam Butler is available in any custom size in a single panel up to 240 x 500cm. Please contact me for details

Fishing Boat and Storm, Panarea, Aeolian Islands One day in late October the sea and really wind picked up, as it can do during a typical Scirocco storm, with strong south easterly winds from Africa whipping up the sea by the port of Panarea. I knew I had to try to capture something as the waves were crashing spectacularly over the jetty. As most of the smaller wooden fishing boats had been pulled out of the water because of the storm, this meant that they were left besides the port, providing superb subjects to photograph. This one was painted in pretty white and yellow trim colours, and the old rope coiled up provided a lovely extra addition.  Once I had found my boat, I found a way to place it within the picturesque, almost theatrical, background of the stormy seas. You have to be lucky to get a great shot in these fast moving situations, but in order to do so, you need to be patient. I think I took about 150 shots before I captured one with the waves crashing over and all of the elements that I wanted in place. I knew it the moment I pressed the shutter that I had the shot in the bag.

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Lose yourself in the Mediterranean and the very essence of the Aeolian Islands with Adam’s sunny and unique collection of the pristinely beautiful Panarea

Limited edition

This image is in a limited edition of 100.

Each print comes with a certificate of authenticity which also signed, numbered and dated.

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Each print is either printed by me, or in professional labs in the UK or Europe, and each is carefully checked before sending it out to you.

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