ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Fort Lauderdale Beach Prints by Andy Royston

Updated on June 27, 2015

Art prints for your home of Fort Lauderdale

I am so very lucky because when I look out of the window when I wake up every morning, I see beautiful palm trees, sunshine and boats.

Imagine waking up and seeing a beautiful beach at sunrise. Imagine the ocean and picture the palm trees swaying in the warm, gentle breeze. Not many people have that luxury. But himself has recently released a selection of prints that can be purchased online so that you can enjoy beach scenes in your home every day.

Andy is acknowledged as one of the top ten fine art photographers in his field.

His work has been in several prestigious exhibitions in galleries all over the world. His artwork is prized by many collectors but Andy has created this range, which is available exclusively online, so that we can all afford to enjoy his fabulous fine art extremely affordably.

They are available in a wide variety of sizes, framed or unframed. There's an enormous selection of frames too, so you can tailor your print to exactly suit your décor.

Enjoy!

Photographs © Andy Royston.

Every day, the sunrise provides a different piece of artwork - it's an every changing and very beautiful gallery.

See more or place an order

An entire range of prints, t-shirts and other products are available to buy online.

>>> See all prints by Andy Royston here <<<


The lifeguard stations of Miami Beach are instantly recognisable - but so are Fort Lauderdale's. You can see one of these above.

An entire range of prints, t-shirts and other products are available to buy online.

The sea turtles are a feature of Fort Lauderdale beach. Females come to the beach, almost always under the cover of darkness, to lay their eggs.

They then cover the eggs carefully before returning to the ocean.

Volunteers patrol the beach every morning during laying season to protect the delicate eggs. The nests are cordoned off and signs erected so that everyone will know not to disturb the eggs.

It's rare for these nests to be disturbed - beach visitors are careful - but the next problem occurs when the sea turtles hatch.

Instinctively, they follow the light when they are newly hatched. As this hatching generally takes place at night, in ordinary circumstances that means that they follow the light of the moon into the ocean.

This is why street lamps on the A1A - the coast road - are shaded during turtle season.

However, some businesses, notably hotels, have lights which are too bright and the newly hatched turtles head towards them - and the road.

Volunteers are constantly vigilant, setting up patrols to ensure that the baby turtles make their way safely to the ocean.

Sea turtle conservation

Sea turtle prints & t-shirts featured the artwork of Andy Royston
Sea turtle prints & t-shirts featured the artwork of Andy Royston | Source

Sea turtle conservation

Sea Turtles: A Complete Guide to Their Biology, Behavior, and Conservation
Sea Turtles: A Complete Guide to Their Biology, Behavior, and Conservation

Because he walks on the beach every morning, Andy is hugely concerned with preservation and ecology - and especially when this relates to the ocean, our beaches and the conservation of the sea turtles who come to Fort Lauderdale beach every year to lay their eggs.

He - and many others - highly recommend this book.

 

iPhoneography

People are always surprised when they realize that Andy Royston is an iPhoneographer.

Yes, every image you see here was taken on a cell phone. For over six years, he has walked on Fort Lauderdale Beach at sunrise - rain or shine - taking photographs and sharing them instantly on social media. While he's out, I sit at the computer and repost them to my own local social media - we have the system off to a fine art after all this time.

Andy teaches iPhoneography at the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale and is the Graphic Designer for Broward Arts.

Limited edition signed giclees

In addition to these value-for-money prints, you can also own a genuine, signed giclee by Andy Royston. These are limited to small print runs, are personally signed by Andy and use papers and inks which are of the highest museum grade quality.

These are also in demand from hotels and resorts.

You can contact Andy for further details here.

Photography credits

All photographs copyright Andy Royston.

About Fort Lauderdale Beach

Fort Lauderdale beach has been popular since the early pioneers built the first bridge from Las Olas Boulevard to the ocean. Until that time, beach visitors had to access it by boat.

Today, in addition to those who are simply sunning themselves, our beaches are popular with scuba divers and snorkellers.

See the video below which was made just off Fort Lauderdale beach.

Diving from Fort Lauderdale Beach

© 2013 Jackie Jackson

Thanks for reading - please say hi!

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • BritFlorida profile imageAUTHOR

      Jackie Jackson 

      3 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      Hi @dreyaB - I'll tell him what you said. Hopefully, he'll still be able to get his head through the door :)

    • BritFlorida profile imageAUTHOR

      Jackie Jackson 

      3 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      Hi @bravewarrior - I know exactly what you mean!

    • bravewarrior profile image

      Shauna L Bowling 

      3 years ago from Central Florida

      I miss the beauty of South Florida. When I lived and worked in Boca I'd spend my lunch hours sitting on the Intracoastal. What a wonderful way to relieve office stress! Thing is, it's hard to go back to work when you sit under the shade of palm trees and feel the breeze while watching all the colorful fish.

    • DreyaB profile image

      DreyaB 

      3 years ago from France

      You know what, I hadn't realised the 'status' for want of a better word, of Andy and his work. I feel particularly honoured that I've had permission to use some unique graphics incorporating his images in one of my article pages... Thanks so much. :0)

    • profile image

      cmadden 

      4 years ago

      Missing the Texas gulf coast - **sigh**.

    • BritFlorida profile imageAUTHOR

      Jackie Jackson 

      5 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @AshleysCorner: And to you - I hope you have a wonderful day!

    • AshleysCorner profile image

      AshleysCorner 

      5 years ago

      Very Nice Lens! Happy Valentine's Day!

    • BritFlorida profile imageAUTHOR

      Jackie Jackson 

      5 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @ArtByLinda: You too - have a great day!

    • ArtByLinda profile image

      Linda Hoxie 

      5 years ago from Idaho

      Happy Valentines Day! :)

    • BritFlorida profile imageAUTHOR

      Jackie Jackson 

      5 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @MikeRobbers LM: Thank you so much for visiting!

    • MikeRobbers LM profile image

      MikeRobbers LM 

      5 years ago

      Great images! Nice lens!

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)