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Dave Sandford

Blue Marble

Blue Marble

Regular price $149.00 USD
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As a courtesy to my clients, I offer a variety of payment options. Shop Pay offers you the option to pay in full at checkout, or to split your purchase into regular payments with Shop Pay Installments.

The terms and conditions for each payment method are determined by each processing company and may change at any time.


Hahnemühle Photo Rag Cotton Paper.

These prints are produced without plastic packaging and with utmost care for the environment.

Shipping & Returns

Free Shipping during promotional periods, any amount of prints, anywhere in the world!

My artwork ships from my print lab in Europe. Depending on your location, you may be assessed Customs, Duties, or Import Taxes. These are assessed by your government, and not by myself.

If your art work is damaged please contact me immediately to arrange a replacement free of charge.

Care Instructions

This fine art paper is very fragile, please frame upon receiving your shipment or store in the original packaging.

Jumping into heavy and turbulent conditions in the middle of the ocean isn’t something I do very often. But, when it means slipping below the surface to have the opportunity to spend some time with a humpback whale, you do it! On this day we had very rough seas, which make it difficult to hold your position in. Conditions like this certainly adds to the challenge of composing a photo. Not only are you having to operate a camera contained within an underwater housing, but you are also wearing a dive mask, it all adds to the level of difficulty when it comes to underwater photography. Throw in turbulent conditions, ocean currents and a moving subject and your chances of composing a great image go way down. Whenever I look back on my underwater whale imagery, it takes me back to a place where I feel a sense of calm and joy and great pride for the images I created from this assignment. It allows me to relive some of my most prized and precious lifetime experiences. There isn’t anything I’ve done in my life that compares to swimming in the ocean with some of the largest and friendliest beings to grace our planet. These gentle giants allow us to have a small glimpse of what life under the sea is like for them. No different from us, humpback whales think for themselves, care deeply for their young ones and feel emotion. And the emotions they stir within me are very strong. I have such a great love and respect for these creatures and feel beyond blessed to have had the breathtaking opportunities afforded me with one of the most beloved beings in our deep blue sea.

Printed on: Hahnemühle Photo Rag

3:2 Ratio

Border Size


12” x 18”



16” x 24”



24” x 36”



40” x 60”


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Dave Sandford's Conservation Mission

As a Polar Bear International Ambassador, I proudly donate 10% of my polar bear photography print sales to support and aid in Polar Bear conservation.

Thank you for supporting my work and supporting wildlife conservation through purchasing my artwork.

  • Free Global Shipping

    For this initial launch period free shipping is offered with any print size order!

  • Hassle-Free Exchanges if Damaged

    We ship our art work with the best possible, recycleable materials but sometimes shipping can be rough. Please contact us immediately if any issues from shipping.