Emperor's rule

Emperor Penguin, Antarctica

The holy grail of the penguin world is the aptly named, Emperor Penguin. On fast ice in the Ross Sea, this magnificent male came over to check us out while photographing a group of Emperors, giving a close-up experience that I will remember forever. He spent almost an hour with us, as he posed, preened and waddled through a truly epic photo session.

Contrary to the peaceful, dreamlike appearance of the final image, the conditions were absolutely awful with 50 knot winds created a swirling snow storm. Which created havoc with my camera gear and the ability to feel my fingers, but still what an epic experience!

SKU RS3907


Limited Edition Fine Art Prints are hand numbered and recorded as part of a strictly controlled set of prints for this image.*

These exclusive prints are only offered on 100% cotton museum grade white Fine Art photo paper. They are finished by hand with Wayne’s signature, print edition number, image title and date (appearing underneath the photo within the white border). This will also be accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Limited Edition Fine Art Prints for this image are available in the following sizes and editions.

41 x 61cm (16 x 24in) 1 of 50

51 x 76cm (20 x 30in) 1 of 50

61 x 91cm (24 x 36in) 1 of 50

66 x 101cm (26 x 40in) 1 of 50

80 x 120cm (32 x 48in) 1 of 50

101 x 152cm (40 x 60in) 1 of 15

* Note: The following print outcomes are not considered part of the limited editions for this image - smaller prints (longest edge under 61cm), all size canvas, metal and acrylic prints, acrylic blocks, calendars or cards. All such prints are not part of a numbered set and are considered Open Edition Prints.