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Japanese lacquered bowl and cover - Japan by Yannik Hay

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An off-centered close-up of the beautiful lacquered bowl for a modern type of image.

Captured at Montreal’s Botanical Garden, in the Japanese Gardens.

Lacquer, Precious Resin Lacquer is a substance with astounding properties collected from trees using traditional techniques, and applied to both utilitarian and decorative objects.

Lacquerware exists in many countries, but in Japan this art has reached truly remarkable levels of refinement, a tribute to the finesse of Japanese esthetics. ref: The Japanese Pavilion, Montreal, QC.

Date: 2008:06:08
Canon EOS 5D
Exposure Time: 1/60.0 seconds
F: 2.8
FocalLength: 90.0 mm
Copyright: Yannik Hay


japan, vase, still life, dishware

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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