7.03.2015

Magic Lamps. Piss colored backgrounds.


Sometimes, during a long shooting day on location, I find myself looking for images just to please myself. Things the client usually won't want. Things that have a form and color combination that makes them a bit surreal. Or hyper-real. I was at a company that machines all sorts of things. I was shooting mostly scenes from their production floor. There is a transparent, yellow, plastic curtain that separates two areas to contain dust. This light sits on our side of the curtain and is lit by a mix of daylight and fluorescent lights. I was intrigued by it and returned again and again to try to make better images.

It was shot with a Nikon D610 equipped with the old, push-pull 80-200mm f2.8 lens. I used the lens at 80mm and the combination of camera and lens were stabilized on a wooden tripod.

It is available (of course) as a 24x36 inch archival print for $12,000. The edition of these prints is limited to 100,001. We will honor your check.

You'll enjoy owning this piece. It has its own insouciant effervescence

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

WTF?

Jim said...

Have you been reading about ridiculously priced photo sales at art auctions Kirk?

Anonymous said...

Can I get one in an ultra print?

Kirk Tuck said...

To Jim, "Duh!" I'm just getting in line for my share!!!

To Anonymous: That's someone else's trademarked prints. Mine are Gargantuan Prints. Can I put you on my gallery list?

Anonymous said...

Kirk: would you offer a discount if I ordered a dozen or more?? :-)

Anonymous said...

Would you accept $23,000 for 2?
:)

Kirk Tuck said...

To Aanonymous and Anonymous --- yes and yes.

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