I OFTEN SEE the materials of photography as being a type of terrain. Emulsions, liquid developers, silver salts and fixers interact and make up a landscape which I need to explore in my mind’s eye if I am to manifest an artful image in silver. Light strikes silvered emulsions, and lenses reshape the forms riding on the rays which affect the film. This world of transformations etches and shapes a landscape in the surface of the emulsion. Herein can be a place of conceiving, where mind and imagination combine with the world of feeling to bring a new object into being. It is here also that overtones ...


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