Description this hidden waterfall is tucked away off the main roadno one knows it is there. the mill it powered is gonebut this waterfall still stands ...this is a contact print made with a 4x5' black and white negative taken with a box camera from around 1896. the film was put in a contact printing frame and exposed to the sun for 4 hours. these sun prints only last for a little while, they vanish when exposed to light, or they turn black.
John Nanian, Warwick, RI Member Since November 2007 Artist Statement thanks for visiting my imagekind gallery. i am a freelance photographer, but when I am not on assignment i photograph the world around me. sometimes i travel distances, but most of the time i am photographing local things. i am not far from the coast, im not far from providence and i can always find something nearby to photograph. i sometimes make photographic emulsion from scratch, sometimes i use storebought paper and film, sometimes i make photographs using the sun. i use a digital camera too, and from time to time i will make a emulsion based photograph using a digital file. i also make film and paper developer our of coffee. most of the coffee developer i use is from sumatra coffee beans i roast myself. i helped write the caffenol-cookbook, and i was featured in an interview on emulsive.com. i experiment a lot as you might have guessed. thanks again for the visit.
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