AMANDA FRIEDMAN

WESTWOOD, CA.

qMeet the Artist

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40" x 55"
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Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Photo Rag Baryta
Roma Shadowbox Museum Black
$2,845.00
Free to the Lower 48

Paper Size:
40" x 55"

Image Size:
40" x 55" BLEED

Paper:
Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Photo Rag Baryta

Frame:
Roma Shadowbox Museum Black

Price:
$2,845.00

Shipping:
FREE

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Every purchase includes, at season's end, our beautiful large format Journal of all 52 photographs and the story of each, by the photographer.

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The series Night Landscapes wasn’t a project I intentionally started. It was sort of by accident. It began during my senior year of college in 1998 in Rochester New York. On a particularly foggy night, and I remember thinking how beautiful everything looked so I grabbed my Rollei Twin Lens Reflex, loaded some high speed film and went out and shot for a few hours. The results were better than expected and everyone loved the photos so I continued to shoot the project when I moved to Los Angeles in 1999 and continued to do so through 2013. The Los Angeles coast, specifically, Malibu, Venice, Santa Monica and Weschester provided a great marine layer which sort of resembles fog—so I would head to the beach a lot to see what I could find.

Shooting at night for this series was a challenge as I was lugging and setting up my heavy 4×5  or mamiya RZ PRO 2 camera, taking polaroids and doing timed exposures. Patience is involved and when its dark, you can’t see whats 10 feet in front of you, things can feel a bit creepy. And the effect is created by available light using high speed film. A few newer shots were taken with my canon mark 3 but still having issues with noise when shooting at a higher ISO. Film is still the best with this series.

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