Slowing Down to Enjoy the Moments
This Photo Art of the Week belongs to Shannon Haszard. You’re looking at a 14”x18” black Essential Frame.
Captured using her old iPhone 6, Shannon tells us, “I took this photo of my daughter, Liv, in Victoria, B.C., on a rainy day in April, 2020. One thing about COVID for which I'm grateful is that we have spent a LOT of time slowing down and enjoying our neighbourhood. I love this photo because it was such a miserable day, but we went out for a walk nonetheless, and were rewarded by the beauty of these cherry blossoms!”
Cherry Blossoms in Victoria, BC
Often referred to as the City of Gardens, Victoria has an abundance of cherry and plum trees that line its streets, showing off their beautiful blossoms between the months of February to May. In fact, the City of Victoria even offers an interactive map which shows where all the various blossoming trees are located throughout the region.
According to a Times Colonist article, “Although flowering cherries have been planted here for more than century, the trees’ reign over Victoria’s collective streetside consciousness began almost nine decades ago, when Victoria parks superintendent Herb Warren began a campaign to replace the overgrown, overly tall and large roadside elms, oaks, maples and horse chestnuts whose roots were heaving sidewalks and blocking sewage drains. Aiming for tree varieties of ‘medium size, fairly upright and ornamental because of flowers, fruit and foliage,’ Warren envisioned canopies of springtime blossoms to attract visitors and new residents. Japanese flowering cherry trees fit the bill.
“Throughout the 1930s, Warren unfolded his beautification campaign street by street. Staff would plant one boulevard with one variety and the next street with another so that blooms would sweep each street at different times each spring.”
Making the Blossoms Last Forever
Available in various sizes and colours, Posterjack Framed Prints are custom-made from solid wood, low-glare framers acrylic, and acid-free mat board. And, of course, they're made in Canada from our Toronto workshop. Photos are printed using the giclee method, using original HP Vivera inks and our proprietary printing software, so images are vibrant, crisp, and rated to be fade-resistant for over 200 years.
Our Framed Prints are available in over 50 different styles and colours, but can be grouped into six main frame types:
- Essential Frames
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The Framed Print featured here is a 14”x18” black Essential Frame, which fits an 8”x12” photo. Available in black, white, or brown, our Essential Frame is imported from Italy and crafted using sturdy finger-jointed pine. The clean straight lines of this moulding create an easy way to compliment any decor, and sets the standard for simple and contemporary frame design. If you’re looking for a framed photo that’s never going to go out of style, this is it!
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