Golden Hour in Pampanga: A Moment in Time

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Golden Hour in Pampanga: A Moment in Time

Taken during golden hour in Pampanga Philippines. See detailed description below

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Golden Hour in Pampanga: A Moment in Time

This photograph offers a vivid slice of life from Pampanga, Philippines, capturing an everyday moment brimming with culture and activity. The golden hour light softly illuminates the scene, enhancing the rich colors and creating a sense of warmth and inviting depth.

In the foreground, a street food vendor engages with a customer, a common yet intimate interaction that hints at the daily rhythms of the locale. The food cart, with its shiny metallic surfaces, reflects the ambient light and draws the eye as a central point of interest.

Behind this exchange, a tricycle — a typical mode of transportation in the Philippines — is parked, its sidecar empty, waiting for its next passenger. The signage of the “69 BARBERSHOP & Beauty Salon” frames the background, providing a glimpse into the local commerce and community life. Its repetition, coupled with the promotional posters, adds a graphic element to the composition.

The image, taken with a Leica M6 TTL rangefinder camera on Kodak Portra 400 film, likely displays the soft tonality and fine grain that Portra is known for, giving the photograph a painterly quality that’s both real and slightly idealized.


Golden Hour in Pampanga: A Moment in Time

Immerse yourself in the vibrant essence of Pampanga, Philippines, with this exquisite print captured during the magical golden hour. Experience the warmth and charm of a fleeting, ordinary moment turned extraordinary through the lens of a seasoned photographer.

Scene Composition:

  • Engaging Interactions: Witness the timeless beauty of local life, where a street vendor’s exchange over his food cart becomes a captivating focal point.
  • Local Flair: Absorb the cultural ambiance set against the backdrop of a bustling barbershop, a staple of the community.
  • Urban Stillness: Feel the pause of the idle tricycle, an iconic symbol of Philippine streets, inviting stories of the day’s travels.

Photographic Quality:

  • Luminous Light: The golden hour sun casts a delicate glow, enriching the colors and textures with a soft, cinematic feel.
  • Artistic Detail: Shot on Kodak Portra 400 film through a Leica M6 rangefinder, expect a print that celebrates fine detail, rich hues, and a timeless grain quality.

Decorative Impact:

  • Cultural Touch: Perfect for adding a touch of global awareness and artistic taste to any room.
  • Conversational Piece: Engage guests and family alike with a story of life in Pampanga, inviting curiosity and worldly charm.

Seize the opportunity to own this moment—where the everyday is transformed into art. Enhance your collection with a print that speaks to the heart of street photography, life’s simplicity, and the beauty of the Philippines.

Purchase Today: Invite this golden hour treasure into your life. Whether for your home, office, or as a thoughtful gift, this print is sure to inspire and enchant.

 


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