Harmony in Transition: Da Nang’s Coastal Dance

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Harmony in Transition: Da Nang’s Coastal Dance

Taken in Da Nang Vietnam. See detailed description below

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“Harmony in Transition: Da Nang’s Coastal Dance”

Encapsulating the poignant balance of tradition and progress, this exclusive print captures a moment in time where Vietnam’s storied past and dynamic future converge along the shores of Da Nang. “Harmony in Transition: Da Nang’s Coastal Dance” is a masterful photograph taken on a Leica rangefinder camera, celebrated for its unparalleled image quality.

This compelling piece invites you into the world of the local fishermen who, aboard their “Thung Chai,” have sailed the waters of Da Nang for generations. These traditional round basket boats, a testament to Vietnam’s rich cultural heritage, are presented in vivid detail, allowing you to feel the texture of the woven bamboo under your fingertips.

The central figure in this narrative is a local fisherman, his posture speaking volumes of the daily life that beats along this coast. His cap, a silent ode to the relentless Vietnamese sun, is not just a garment but a symbol of the resilience and enduring spirit of the people.

In the backdrop, the modern cityscape of Da Nang stretches towards the sky, its silhouettes gently blurred—a subtle, artistic choice enabled by the Leica’s deft handling of depth of field. This juxtaposition is not just visual but emotional, eliciting reflections on the pace of change and the preservation of a way of life.

The lighting, diffuse and natural, seems to cradle the scene in a tranquil embrace, the calm before the promised churn of progress. The overcast sky and serene sea mirror each other, creating a mood that is as contemplative as it is serene.

Owning a print of “Harmony in Transition: Da Nang’s Coastal Dance” is not just an acquisition of fine art—it is an invitation to ponder, from the comfort of your space, the universal dance of change and constancy. Let this photograph be a conduit to a world where the echo of the waves tells stories of past and future.

Whether gracing the walls of a bustling office or bringing character to a quiet study, this print is more than decor; it is a statement, a conversation starter, a window to a Vietnam that is as timeless as it is modern.

Indulge in the artistry of life’s intricate balances with this evocative piece, and let your space be a gallery where stories of the human spirit are proudly on display.

Embrace the opportunity to make this limited edition print a part of your collection, and own a slice of Da Nang’s soulful symphony.

 


Print Features and Important Notes:

Print Quality:

  • Paper: Hahnemühle 325 gsm FineArt Baryta, bright white paper with a glossy finish, offering high color depth and large color gamut for vibrant colors and rich blacks. Acid-free and lignin-free, contributing to archival quality with resistance to aging of up to 200 years under optimal conditions.
  • Inks: Utilizes Epson UltraChrome K3 pigmented inks for exceptional color accuracy and archival properties, including three levels of black to improve grayscale balance and enhance the density of black.

Available Sizes:

  • 8.5 x 11 inch (21.6 x 27.9 cm) Open Edition – Print Only
  • 8.5 x 11 inch (21.6 x 27.9 cm) Open Edition – Matted (white) and Framed in High-Quality Aluminum Frame
  • 13 x 19 inch (A3 Plus) (32.9 x 48.3 cm) Open Edition – Print Only
  • 13 x 19 inch (A3 Plus) (32.9 x 48.3 cm) Open Edition – Matted (white) and Framed in High-Quality Aluminum Frame

Edition Information:

  • Open Edition prints: no set limit to the number of copies printed.
  • Each print is hand-signed by the photographer and includes a certificate of authenticity.

Print and Frame Details:

  • Print size refers to the paper size. Most prints feature a 1 to 2 cm margin for framing purposes.
  • Framed prints include a 1/8th inch (2-3 mm) gap around the image, set between the image and the matt board. Frames are made of high-quality aluminum, with a clear acrylic covering over the print, which is removable.

Shipping Information:

  • Prints are shipped worldwide from the photographer’s darkroom in Japan.
  • Shipping via Japan Post EMS Express Mail is included in the price.

Additional Notes:

  • The acrylic cover is an alternative to traditional glass for safety and shipping.
  • The price reflects the inclusion of worldwide shipping costs.

 


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Size & Frame Options

8.5 x 11 inch Hahnemühle 325 gsm FineArt Baryta, 13 x 19 inch (A3+) Hahnemühle 325 gsm FineArt Baryta, 8.5 x 11 inch Hahnemühle 325 gsm FineArt Baryta – Matted and Aluminum Framed, 13 x 19 inch (A3+) Hahnemühle 325 gsm FineArt Baryta – Matted and Aluminum Framed