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Silver Gelatin Print

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Artist Statement

When I started my process, I originally wanted to take pictures inside and outside and contrast the two while using different camera perspectives.  As I shot my first roll of film I realized I wanted to focus on images inside in studio lighting from different angles.  This was because I could control the lighting.  I experimented with different intense lighting from one side at a time and from above my subject.  My focus became getting different angles or profiles in the studio lighting.  I chose this because I liked the images with heavy contrast on the face, and when I took pictures from different angles, there was a dramatic lighting contrast.  I used this technique for four of my images and took pictures of Joe from different angles with a zoom lens.  The images in my gallery came out very sharp and clear especially after cleaning them up in photoshop.

Solarized Print

Silver Gelatin Print

Silver Gelatin Print

Oil Painted Print