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© Lynn E. Harvey
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UploadedMarch 1, 2013
TakenFebruary 27, 2013
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D3000
Exposure1/640 sec at f/2.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length35 mm
ISO200
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Artist Motoi Yamamoto: Motoi forged a connection to the substance of salt while mourning the death of his sister, at the age of 24, from brain cancer. He began to create art out of salt in an effort to preserve his memories of her.

Salt is the traditional symbol for purification and mourning in the Japanese culture.

The Mint Museum, Charlotte NC, taken from the top balcony of the museum.

Thank you so much to Ted Anderson for this Spotlight! With much appreciation!

22 responses

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (1 Mar 2013):

    Fascinating info and good play of light and shadow.

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (1 Mar 2013):

    What a fascinating story and a fascinating piece of art. Salt, wow!...Oh yes, also a fascinating photograph. Love the POV and inclusion of the artist for scale!

  • chuck vona

    chuck vona   gave props (1 Mar 2013):

    Beautiful story and picture, thanks for sharing..

  • Ted Anderson

    Ted Anderson (Deleted) gave props (1 Mar 2013):

    This is such a beautiful image. It goes so well with the story.

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (1 Mar 2013):

    great shot!

  • kenneth boston

    kenneth boston gave props (1 Mar 2013):

    wonderful shot & very moving story.

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (1 Mar 2013):

    amazing story and a wonderful capture!!

  • Raymond Fausel

    Raymond Fausel gave props (2 Mar 2013):

    lovely

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (2 Mar 2013):

    Love the POV & lighting! Bravo!

  • ROCIO GUILLEN

    ROCIO GUILLEN gave props (2 Mar 2013):

    WOW! Amazing work!

  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins said (2 Mar 2013):

    James said it all! Art for the sake of Art!

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (2 Mar 2013):

    Thanks to share! Wonderful!

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (6 Mar 2013):

    love this!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon   gave props (19 Mar 2013):

    A beautiful image and story.

  • Nick Marquez

    Nick Marquez gave props (21 Mar 2013):

    this is beautiful. i'm sorry for his loss, but this is so beautiful.

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (31 Mar 2013):

    Cool comp...

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (9 Apr 2018):

    I don't know how I missed seeing this earlier...The narrative behind the artists purpose of preserving the salt in memory of his sister makes this even more special and beautiful! Definitely has my vote!.

  • Gail Haberman

    Gail Haberman   gave props (15 Apr 2018):

    Wow, the light just adds to the emotion of this image. Voted!!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (22 Apr 2018):

    full of creativity. my vote

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (28 Mar 2019):

    Perfect for the challenge...Well captured and love the narrative too!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (17 Jun 2019):

    Back to vote!!!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon   gave props (17 Jun 2019):

    A wonderful image and story.. Back to vote!!

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