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Polaroid Spectra fades

Polaroid instant Spectra film fades from history as film production ceases and these super little cameras, like my Spectra Pro will no longer be fed. These images were made using expired 1990’s original Polaroid Spectra film peeled from pack and mounted on card.

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art collage image

Lily the Pink

Relieved to receive 1st Pfizer BNT vaccine yesterday, but feel a bit off today, as if Covid fatigue has briefly returned to haunt me: c’est la vie. Medicinal compound, most efficacious in every case! Fortunately a day at home today, so a chance to experiment with some collage and Lily The Pink.

Lily the Pink – digital collage 2021
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art image Sketchbook

Quatre études

Quatre études (2020): black acrylic marker on Khadi paper with some collage and overlay, A4 size.

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art image opportunities photography

World Cyanotype Day 2020

Happy World Cyanotype Day! It’s finally here and there have been so many gorgeous entries. My cyanotype for ‘Interconnected’ has now been added to the gallery and can be viewed with all the fantastic 2020 entries and wonderfully varied forms of cyanotypes here:
https://www.alternativephotography.com/gallery/gallery-by-process/world-cyanotype-day-2020/ for World Cyanotype Day. A huge thanks to Alternative Photography for hosting and let’s make this the BIGGEST World Cyanotype Day EVER!

When we Touch: cyanotype on cotton fabric

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art image photography

In Half-Light

In the half-light: half–light (noun) /ˈhæfˌlaɪt/ Brit /ˈhɑːfˌlaɪt/ dim grayish light / the half-light of early morning (the dull grey light you see when it is almost dark but not completely dark) At dusk, where the shadows deepen and spirits play. (Nikon FE + Nikkor 20mm/ Ilford XP2) Copped Hall Estate, nr. Epping, Essex.

 #walkabout #shadows #halflight #dusk #fade #eerie #atmosphere #architecture #building #film #photography

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art image

La mélancolie cyanotypes

Recent sunshine has aided the development of some new image making using cyanotype treated cotton fabric with its rich deep ultramarine hues. The photograms collectively connect with a sense of loss, of passing and quiet melancholy that can be glimpsed lying just under the surface of contemporary experience. This is not so much about sorrowful songs but more the realisation of the existence of a new reality: the ‘new normal’. Ideas and images develop against the backdrop of a contemplative blues tinted landscape.

We Fade – cyanotype on cotton fabric: an inevitable metamorphosis from youth to decay, played by evergreen magnolia leaves.
Les Vagues – cyanotype on cotton fabric: the waves continuously roll in on a tide. They have done so long before we arrived, rolling constantly throughout life, and will continue long after we depart.
Les fleurs du silence – cyanotype on cotton fabric: A lone stem in death still holds on to the memory of tiny flowers against a backdrop of bare inanimate stems that fade into the silent shadows.

cyanotype #fabric #blue #lensless #photography #photogram #sunprint #dadartistsathome #covid19artistsathome #eastcliffcreatives