Sarcophagus Lid with Reclining Couple, Roman, Severan Period (c.a. A.D. 220). (Fuji Neopan 1600. Nikon F100. Noritsu Koki.)
This entry was posted on October 14, 2009 by iheartfilm. It was filed under Black and White, Fuji Neopan 1600, sculpture and was tagged with Black and White, film, Fuji Neopan 1600, metropolitan museum of art, new york city, nikon f100, noritsu koki, photography, roman, sculpture.
so cool. wish I had a good museum around here.
October 14, 2009 at 6:45 PM
There’s gotta be at least one decent museum near you.
October 15, 2009 at 8:04 PM
yeah, there are a few, but nothing as nice as the Met.
October 16, 2009 at 1:33 AM
I agree with James. This is very cool. What an amazing sarcophagus.
October 15, 2009 at 2:40 AM
Scary-good lighting, bro.
October 15, 2009 at 3:09 AM
I tried photographing some relief sculptures in Paris last month – I wanted to get the sense of humanity you achieve here, but totally failed. I love this image; it’s what I was trying to achieve.
I did a double-take first time, he looks so real.
October 17, 2009 at 1:00 AM
Wicked cool! Are you allowed you use a flash there?
October 17, 2009 at 3:15 AM
Absolutely not, which I guess I can understand, although their defense is a bit strange: “The flash may degrade the ancient art.” Not sure if that’s a scientifically sound explanation. Anyway, good thing I don’t really use flash much. 🙂
October 17, 2009 at 11:07 PM
Light accelerates the degrading process. Which is why the Mona Lisa is in a special dark room with a particular light bulb pointed at it. It even has a special heat sensitive glass protecting it.
Love the Art, your good at finding the right angles to shoot from.
October 23, 2009 at 2:45 AM
Yeah, I finally looked it up. Definitely potential damage from flash (a significant combination of light and heat). Of course, I rarely use one, so the policy has never bothered me.
October 23, 2009 at 3:37 AM
And this one is BEST!
October 23, 2009 at 7:09 AM
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