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The owner of Broadway Jewelry & Visual Arts, a new gallery in Rochester, approached me recently and asked if I’d like display some of my work there. This was unexpected but came at a great time considering the new image transfer technique I have been working on where I transform my original photography into canvas based mixed-media art. It’s a fun process with very pleasing results. Continue reading
My image “Vicarious Mustache” has been selected out of over 1100 submitted images as an Honorable Mention in the Minneapolis Photo Center’s exhibit “Off the Cuff: The Spontaneous and Unrehearsed”. The selected images will be on exhibit at the MPC from January 20th to February 26th, 2011.
The juror for this exhibit is Madeline Yale. Continue reading
I have a couple Polaroid cameras, including the legendary folding SX-70 Land camera and the much less spectacular The Button Land camera (they are both technically sx-70 series but you get the point). I get film for both from the Impossible Project: Silver Shade for The Button, and Color Shade for the SX-70. I keep them separated because the Silver Shade doesn’t eject properly from the SX-70 but works great in The Button; so I figured I might as well just keep The Button for B&W and the SX-70 for color.
I haven’t yet gotten used to either film but especially not the Silver Shade; it’s all very finicky stuff but does lend itself well for “artistic” shots. I quotified artistic because it seems that anytime a vintage filter is applied to a photo these days it automatically becomes “artistic”. These are just normal pictures using a vintage camera.
Here are the test shots using the Color Shade film that I scanned in for the digital world. I won’t post any Silver Shade until I get something useful. Continue reading