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Master prints by photographer Tyler Boley, project will fund portfolio completion and provide contributors extremely affordable prints.
Master prints by photographer Tyler Boley, project will fund portfolio completion and provide contributors extremely affordable prints.
32 backers pledged $8,804 to help bring this project to life.

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This is an opportunity to acquire beautiful limited edition fine art prints by photographer Tyler Boley, also an acknowledged master printer, of a beautiful and unique project. “Beverly’s Garden” was started in the summer of 2010 when confined to home dealing with treatment for partner Beverly's newly diagnosed breast cancer. Working in the garden-- her cultivating, Tyler photographing, became therapeutic daily activity. This evolved over the summer and fall into a formal photographic endeavor with significant personal meaning, involving the essential NECESSITY of recognition of life outside of ourselves for sustenance. The result was a book for Beverly, a serious body of work, and in the long run, Beverly's remission. Seventy-five images are in the book, twenty have been selected as a print portfolio. Five pieces were selected to show at the Seattle Art Museum Gallery as part of "Contemplating Nature" in spring 2013. Remaining copies of the book, only ten made, after gifting to friends and supporters, have sold out.

A PDF of the entire book can be downloaded HERE- http://tylerboley.com/misc/BeverlysGarden_WEB.pdf

For a longer look at the twenty images in the print portfolio, visit here- http://tylerboley.com/beverlysgarden/beverlys-garden-gallery/

This project, should it succeed, will allow Tyler to print the entire portfolio edition at once, and complete the project, as well as provide it to supporters for a remarkable price. The prints will be completed with Epson Ultrachrome HDR inks on 100% cotton paper coated for maximum ink clarity, density, and color gamut. Print life longevity will be excellent, exceeding traditional analogue color prints. The images will be 24.44"w X 19.75"h on 30" x 24" sheets. They will be signed and numbered on the front, provenance information on the back, the edition limited to 20 each. The images were captured on fine grain high gamut medium format color negative film, drum scanned at high resolution, with uniquely careful image editing for maximum accuracy and visual impact on beautiful paper. Rewards are designed to give a higher per print discount based on quantity, and vary from one print up to the full portfolio of 20. Images must be selected in a timely fashion as only ten of each image will be part of the Kickstarter offering, to insure ten intact complete portfolios at the end. As any given image "sells out" at 10, it will no longer be available for selection.

Please take your time here- http://tylerboley.com/beverlysgarden/beverlys-garden-gallery/ reviewing the work and making note of your selects. You will see < 1 of 20 > etc. on the right side of the page, click on the arrows to look at each, and make note of the title/number below. These prices are heavily discounted from the normal gallery price, the price for the full set is an opportunity that will never be offered again.

BE SURE AND HIT THE CONTACT BUTTON AND SUBMIT YOUR IMAGE SELECTIONS IMMEDIATELY AFTER PLEDGING!!! Please use the TITLE, ie "Beverly's Garden XX", not the page number ie "<4 of 20>"Quantities are limited to ten of each image.

One more reward has been added to accommodate those with limited ability to support or limited wall space. this is a beautiful little diptych of two images that bookended the image section of Beverly's Garden in book form, a small edition created specifically for this Kickstarter project.

Beverly's Garden 69 + 73 diptych for reward #1
Beverly's Garden 69 + 73 diptych for reward #1

January 28 update-

Beverly's Garden 64  ©Tyler Boley 2010
Beverly's Garden 64 ©Tyler Boley 2010

Beverly's Garden 64, 9 of 21 in the Beverly's Garden web gallery, is now sold out. If there are further pledges for the entire portfolio, I will suspend the limit and include it with the portfolio. This is no longer available for the other pledge levels. Thanks to everyone's support, including the response to this image, we're nearly there!

Risks and challenges

The only significant risk is technical breakdown of the printer before all the prints are completed. However local access to the same printer model is easily arranged through supportive relationships in the community. The particular materials, paper, ink, packaging, are all readily available from a variety of sources.

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    A special limited edition print for this project only, a diptych of #69 and #73. These two small images begin, and end, the book. They are photographs of the same subject, on different evenings with different focus, about evolving awareness. This is a beautiful small print on 8 x 13" paper, each image ~4.6 x 3.75". It has been added to the gallery as #21 at http://tylerboley.com/beverlysgarden/beverlys-garden-gallery/

    This will be limited to an edition of 15, and has been added to offer one more affordable reward, and in a size easy for anyone to accommodate.

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    Your choice of one print from the limited edition. Up to ten prints of each image will be available for the project. As ten total of a given image is reserved it will be removed from the selection choices. Go to http://tylerboley.com/beverlysgarden/beverlys-garden-gallery/ to review images and make note of your selection. PLEASE BE SURE AND USE THE CONTACT BUTTON TO EMAIL AND RESERVE YOUR IMAGE SELECTION AS SOON AS YOU PLEDGE!

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    Your choice of two prints from the limited edition. Up to ten prints of each image will be available for the project. As ten total of a given image is reserved it will be removed from the selection choices. Go to http://tylerboley.com/beverlysgarden/beverlys-garden-gallery/ to review images and make note of your selections. PLEASE BE SURE AND USE THE CONTACT BUTTON TO EMAIL AND RESERVE YOUR IMAGE SELECTIONS AS SOON AS YOU PLEDGE!

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    Your choice of five prints from the limited edition. Up to ten prints of each image will be available for the project. As ten total of a given image is reserved it will be removed from the selection choices. Go to http://tylerboley.com/beverlysgarden/beverlys-garden-gallery/ to review images and make note of your selections. PLEASE BE SURE AND USE THE CONTACT BUTTON TO EMAIL AND RESERVE YOUR IMAGE SELECTIONS AS SOON AS YOU PLEDGE!

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    Your choice of twelve prints from the limited edition. Up to ten prints of each image will be available for the project. As ten total of a given image is reserved it will be removed from the selection choices. Go to http://tylerboley.com/beverlysgarden/beverlys-garden-gallery/ to review images and make note of your selections. PLEASE BE SURE AND USE THE CONTACT BUTTON TO EMAIL AND RESERVE YOUR IMAGE SELECTIONS AS SOON AS YOU PLEDGE!

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    The complete limited edition portfolio of Beverly's Garden. One each print of the twenty images. All twenty of the images selected for this print portfolio can be seen at http://tylerboley.com/beverlysgarden/beverlys-garden-gallery/

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