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Green Mogake by Hakusan

This wonderful green burned seaweed teapot by Tokoname´s pottery master Hakusan been a pleasure to photograph. It holds around 280ml and serves delicious Sencha for 2-4 people.

The sunlight around 8 a.m giving the pot a nice texture. The X-Tran Sensor and JPG rendering is stunning. I just added a little sharpness, beside that it´s straight out of the camera, Velvia. Shot with Fujifilm X-E2 and XF-35mm 1.4


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