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Art Print Notes:
I arrived in Egypt in the dead of night. Between the dark night and my tired eyes, the drive into Cairo from the airport was simply a blur. But I quickly became familiar with the mosque minarets during the call to prayer on my first morning in the city. After that, they became a ubiquitous feature of my Egyptian experience. From the villages to the cities, those exotic minarets were the unifying theme.
I’ll never forget spotting the minaret in this print on the skyline of a village on Elephantine Island near Aswan. As dusk fell, our group was waiting in the courtyard of a Nubian home where we were having dinner. When I saw the incredible blue skies above, I decided to climb up a set of stairs on one side of the courtyard to look over the walls. And that brilliant gold minaret rising against the dusk blue was the beautiful sight that greeted me! Combined with the mostly blue buildings of the village, it makes for a really striking print don’t you think?
I also love the contrast of the earthy buildings of the Egyptian village with the crisp strong lines of the golden minaret. There’s a clear sense the community pride is focused on their lovely mosque. It’s almost a clear delineation between the earthly realm and the heavenly in the same scene. This is one of those prints that still defines my Egyptian experience. When I think of the character of the place, this one golden moment on Elephantine Island and the hospitality I felt in that little village still comes to mind.
Have you perchance visited this same village? Maybe you had an even closer view of the mosque beneath that golden minaret? Or do the colors and content of this Egyptian print speak to you despite never having visited? I hope you might pause for a second and share what you find most appealing about this print?
Wonder what past print buyers think?
…it is a surprise for my daughter when she comes home from college.. …and I can’t wait for her to see it!! Nice surprise for her finishing her first year and doing amazing!
Just wanted to let you know, for Christmas, my sister got me a GIANT photo from you of the mountains and sheep in Connemara (Ireland).
It is really beautiful and I love it. Gotta have it matted and framed next.
I framed the picture of our house and put it under the tree for Sid.
He loved it!
My daughter sent me this print as an early Mother’s Day gift. It arrived today and I love, love love it!
I love my “Toomers Drugstore” and “Auburn Supper Club” prints from Mark. He does an amazing job and every painting has detail and awesome colors. His Auburn prints are a must have for fans that love Auburn as much as I do!
I ordered a framed print of the Macon County Clinic and Nurses house . My mother… worked there from 1956 until the clinic closed. … It is a beautiful artwork and looking forward to seeing her face when she gets this gift on Christmas. Thanks for the Great GIFT!!
Best part of my day = getting my prints in the mail!!!!!!!!! Yahoo!!!!!
Absolutely delighted! They are perfect!
The print is absolutely breathtaking! I immediately went and had it framed, I just couldn’t wait to display it.
I’m excited to show off your work to my friends and family. You are one of the most talented photographers I’ve seen and it’s a pleasure to own your work.
…thanks to Facebook and finding Mark E Tisdale, a special print will become a memory in my parents’ home this Christmas…
Got my print today – Beautiful! Thanks! : )
Can’t wait to get it framed and on the wall.
Received my red phone box cards today. Thank you – they are lovely. Look forward to purchasing from you in the future.
It was my father’s birthday present. Thank you Mark. It brought back wonderful memories for him.
It’s simply beautiful! The colors are so vibrant and powerful.
Received the print today! It’s gorgeous! I really can’t thank you enough.
I’ll frame it and hang it in my apartment in NYC as soon as I get back.
I just concluded my ordering of 11 metal prints of your Atlanta images.
Thanks for your help and artistic talents!
I got my print today, thank-you so much.
I love it!
I just dropped it off at the framing shop on Friday and had a look at it… It’s absolutely beautiful.
I purchased it to replace a painting of Paris and to be honest the way that you have captured Dublin on the river at night makes it look more beautiful than Paris.
Beautiful photo, you are very talented.
Love it… the print arrived today and looks awesome!!
Now I just need to get a suitable frame and get it up where it can be enjoyed.
Yes! I got my tractor print in the mail today, and I love it! It is beautiful. It is vibrant and ….perfect… and I am going to frame it and hang it asap! I love it. Thank you Mark! You are an amazing photographer.
Originally I purchased these cards to give for Easter, but they are so beautiful I decided to frame and keep them for myself.
Mark Tisdale’s work is excellent.
The cards are very high quality. Images are sharp and colors are vibrant!
I took the photograph of the house to be framed and the young lady who helped me choose the mats and frame was so taken with the photography that she asked for your name so she could see more on the web.
If you hear from an Erica I want a commission!
The Lighting in this print is stunning! Thank you!
DeAnn just called me so very excited, she received the picture. She thinks it’s just beautiful.
Thank you so much and I’m sure you will be hearing from her too.
I treated myself last year to two of your lovely works of art. The telephone box & the Scottish cottage on a country lane. Love them!
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