Lanterns of Hoi An: A Tapestry of Light and Craft

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Lanterns of Hoi An: A Tapestry of Light and Craft

Taken in Hoi An Vietnam.. See detailed description below

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“Lanterns of Hoi An: A Tapestry of Light and Craft”

This stunning print, titled “Lanterns of Hoi An: A Tapestry of Light and Craft,” is a testament to the timeless allure of one of Vietnam’s most cherished cities. Captured with the unparalleled clarity of a Leica M11 rangefinder camera, each image is an embrace of color, tradition, and the artistry that pulses through Hoi An’s ancient streets.

In the quiet corners of Hoi An, a city that whispers the tales of its UNESCO-recognized heritage, we find the heart of Vietnam’s lantern craft. The photograph’s focal point, a local artisan, becomes the serene guardian of this tradition, her hands weaving not just lanterns but the very essence of Hoi An’s culture. Her concentration is palpable, a quiet force amidst the vibrant chaos of colors that surround her.

The lanterns, each a hand-painted universe of folklore and history, are more than mere decorations; they are the lifelines of Hoi An’s spirit, glowing symbols of joy and prosperity. Through the Leica M11’s exquisite rendering, their colors leap forth, a dance of light that invites the viewer into the celebration that is the nightly lantern festival.

This print offers not just a window into Hoi An but a mirror reflecting the beauty of Vietnamese craftsmanship and the intimate stories woven into the fabric of everyday life. The subtle interplay of light and shadow, the texture of the silk and bamboo, the muted sound of the river’s flow—all are captured in this singular, evocative image.

Enhance your space with the warm glow of “Lanterns of Hoi An.” Let it be a beacon of inspiration, a conversation piece that not only beautifies but also bears witness to the enduring harmony between human ingenuity and cultural celebration. Each print is a moment frozen in time, a moment of calm and a burst of joy, a piece of Hoi An’s soul, forever immortalized.

Elevate your collection with this luminous piece of art, and let the Lanterns of Hoi An brighten your walls and your heart. Secure your limited edition print today, and own a piece of Vietnam’s vibrant legacy.

 


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