This is an ad hoc setup photographing prints in a Brooklyn print dealer’s space. A little down and dirty (keeping true to my subtitle up there: “How the Sausage Get’s Made”), but effective. With the aim of making good images, getting the job done on location, and keeping a reasonable budget this works. Hold your tongue, I’ve photographed thousand+ year old Chinese hand scrolls with a similar variant. That time it was strobe (keep ‘em cool) and a 4×5 film camera.
Type of prints photographed:
Check out the exhibit and the book. I have a bunch of images in the book. Look back to my post here called “Tea Ceremony” about a year ago (Mar 2008).
Tea Culture of Japan (press release)