Point Conception

Location Origin Story

Dusk colors Point Conception and the Santa Ynez Mountains with the entire Santa Barbara coastline from Summerland through Montecito, Santa Barbara, and Goleta, under clouds that are hugging the mountains.  On the right side of the Santa Ynez Mountains, lays the small ranching communities of Santa Ynez, Lompoc, Los Olivos, Ballard, and Buellton. The First Nations Chumash Tribes called this point “Humqaq” which means “The Raven Comes”.

In their ancient traditions, this was a very sacred place… it was the “Western Gate“, through which the souls of their dead would pass between the mortal world and there begin their celestial journey to heavenly paradise known as “Similaqsa“.

For the full story on this image visit the corresponding page on Where Eagles Fly

About This Photograph

This beautifully mysterious scene was photographed in the late evening during the month of April while Zedekiah was flying and exploring the Santa Ynez Mountains near Ojai California.

Image Rarity

The image was taken from a moving aircraft, as Zedekiah piloted the aircraft while simultaneously operating the camera.

Zedekiah climbed to 8,000 feet over the mountains and until the alpenglow hue of the evening created this wondrous scene.

Timing and being in the place-in-space for this scene to reveal itself was crucial to this image composition.

Lastly, it is impossible to simply walk up a trail and take the same photograph again. This image was very difficult to create, and is truly one-of-a-kind, therefore making it extremely rare.

Limited Edition

This image is offered as a numbered and signed, limited edition of one thousand (1,000) prints.

Artist Proofs

There are one hundred (100) artist proofs available

Suggested Media Substrate

This image is best suited for Satin Metal with a lustrous flat, non-reflective finish and is available for additional custom texturization to produce enhanced micro shadowing across the surface of the print.

Multiple substrates are available for this image, please go here to review different print types.

Collection Pricing

  • Limited Edition Prints – Two Dollars & Fifty Cents ($2.50) per square inch
    18” x 28” = $1,260
    24” x 36” = $2,160
    32” x 48” = $3,840
    36” x 54” = $4,860
    48” x 72” = $8,640
  • Limited Edition Volumetric Prints – Three Dollars ($3) per square inch
    18” x 28” = $1,512
    24” x 36” = $2,592
    32” x 48” = $4,608
    36” x 54” = $5,832
    48” x 72” = $10,368
  • Limited Edition Artist Proofs – Five Dollars ($5) per square inch
    18” x 28” = $2,520
    24” x 36” = $4,320
    32” x 48” = $7,680
    36” x 54” = $9,720
    48” x 72” = $17,280

Contact Zedekiah Gallery to speak with an art consultant about purchasing a limited edition print of this image.
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