This image an interplay of shades to highlight the mountains and valleys and how The Great Wall is merged with landscape.
Much of the Great Wall dates from the Ming Dynasty. As well as it's defensive and security functions it served as a transportation corridor and border control for regulation of trade along the Silk Road.

gates of time #1

  • Destination: China, Beijing, Great Wall.
    Subject: The Great Wall weaving through the mountains at Jinshanling.
    A vibrant image originally captured on film by Photographers Dallas and John Heaton. Approximate instant of the image capture: May 10th, 2001 at 6pm.
    Camera: Pentax 6X7 Medium Format Camera
    Film: Fujichrome Velvia transparencySettings: 75mm Lens at F5.6, at one Sixtieth of a Second
    Additional Creative Interpretation by John Heaton.

    Archival Canvas or Paper Prints Price on Application.