Echoes of Hanoi: After Hours in the City’s Heart

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Echoes of Hanoi: After Hours in the City’s Heart

Taken in Hanoi Vietnam. See detailed description below

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“Echoes of Hanoi: After Hours in the City’s Heart”

In “Echoes of Hanoi: After Hours in the City’s Heart,” the night’s final act unfolds not on stage but in the quiet solidarity of performers sharing a moment of rest. Captured with the exceptional Leica rangefinder camera, this print offers a rare glimpse into the nocturnal life of Hanoi’s cultural ambassadors, as they gather under the gentle streetlights of a side street, away from the audience’s gaze.

The performers, adorned in the magnificent finery of their trade, might be found enjoying a well-deserved break or winding down as the night’s festivities draw to a close. Their traditional costumes, alive with color and history, contrast with the quiet, dimly lit setting around them—a side street that holds the echo of their art long after the applause has faded.

Illuminated by the soft, ambient light that drapes over the city at night, these artists sit amidst a backdrop that is quintessentially Hanoi. The casual interplay between their elaborate outfits and the everyday street scene envelops the viewer in the intimate reality of performance life—the quiet moments behind the scenes that are as much a part of their art as the spectacle itself.

Each performer’s expression, captured in the crisp clarity that the Leica is known for, tells a story of the shared experience of the night. Some engage in quiet conversation, others in personal reflection, together painting a picture of camaraderie and contemplative peace that follows the rush of performance.

“Echoes of Hanoi” is not just an image to be viewed; it is an experience to be felt. It is an invitation to partake in the silent narrative that plays out in the hidden corners of Vietnam’s bustling capital, where the energy of performance gives way to the calm of night’s end.

This print beckons to those who seek to capture the fleeting, unguarded moments of cultural life, to those who appreciate the beauty found in the pauses between life’s performances. It is a piece that will add depth and story to any space, igniting conversations and inspiring wonder about the tales that unfold after hours in the heart of Hanoi.

Add “Echoes of Hanoi: After Hours in the City’s Heart” to your collection today and let the quiet authenticity of these performers bring a sense of Hanoi’s after-hours grace to your home or office.

 


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 & Framing 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