Shades of Verdancy

Explorations VIII

The images for this set of prints have been chosen through an exploration of combined alternative processes: gum bichromate, cyanotype and platinum/palladium combined in layers.  The results are both bold/beautiful color and subtle/delicate shading and textures.  The combination of gum bichromate with the other processes give these images a surreal life of their own, which I embrace in this presentation.  In the process, the verdancy of these images came through strikingly, even though none of the processes themselves are “green” by nature.  Various perspectives of nature, from literal to impressionistic, juxtaposed often with a secondary human constructed element, highlight this combined approach to the various print processes.  This is both an exploration of the combination of print processes as well as a portfolio of exquisite landscape photographic captures..

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Monhegan Spruce Gum Version 2
Forest At Glendalough
Spruceton Falls DSC02154
Natural Still Life, Grove, Lagoa Bonita DSC02183
Five Trees, Sao Miguel DSC07346
Monhegan Cliffside In Fog DSC02811
Lagoa Verde DSC01137
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Miradouro Ponta Do Sossego DSC01138
Sacred Places DSC02152
San Gimignano, Early Autumn DSC02149
Campertogno, Italy DSC01643
Avanti DSC07610
Garden, Valdengo, Biella, Piemonte, DSC04482
Garden Hedges DSC07611
Italian Villa DSC01136
Bath, Spa Park DSC07617
Autumn, Saratoga Spa Park DSC07341
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SOHO Photo Gallery, NYC

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Venue/Gallery Dates
Soho Photo Gallery, NYC April 2nd - May 4th, 2019