Projects tagged with ''Recent Work''

Anthropocene

Anthropocene

2019 - Ongoing

Collodion Wet-plate collodion photogram on stone, stand made of welded steel and rock - 3.5"x5" up to 8"x8" not including stand

The “Anthropocene” fossils are imaginary records of flora and fauna that might be found in a future geologic era. They are evidence of what was and hints of how it might have been extinguished. Just as the real fossils found by humans fill in the story of what lived and how it died in earlier geologic era, these created fossils are evidence what what might be becoming extinct as a result of human activity.

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Blog posts tagged with ''Recent Work''

Tag: Recent Work

what I’ve been up to lately

It all makes sense

It all makes sense seen from above. I recently flew from Denver to Newark in seat 34A in a Boeing 737, and that being a window seat behind the wing I was busy with my camera. I love looking down at the earth and imagining geologic time and how earth’s features were created.  Equally fascinating …

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My orphans

Sometimes a friend will offer me an old camera, often it is something interesting that belonged to a grandparent, almost always it is a film camera that hasn’t been used in a long time.  Occasionally it is an early digital camera.  In most cases they don’t work and have become just a paperweight or decorative …

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Film, I shall miss you, R.I.P.

Actually, I don’t miss film at all.  I love digital photography and carry a real digital camera (not just a phone camera) on my belt all day, every day.  When I do want to shoot analog I go back to the 1860’s and do wet-plate collodion pictures.  I am perfectly happy to skip the 20th …

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Dead tree books

I feel like I might be the last person who is reading words on paper.  I like the newspaper, I love books (I even love e-books) I love holding a real old fashioned paper book of words and pictures.  But the pace of change in the publishing world is dizzying. My recent 3D printed book …

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Silver Sunbeam

Silver Sunbeam

In 1864 the world was fascinated with the new technology of photography.  Images were being captured in new and exciting ways, reality was being fixed using light and chemistry.  Artists and enthusiasts and alchemists were experimenting with all sorts of ways to create photographic images.  John Towler M.D. wrote “The Silver Sunbeam” a ground breaking …

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