I had not seen any work where photogram techniques and negatives were used in combination. I experimented with semi-transparent materials (so the images would still show through) including salt, plastic wrap, artificial flowers, and lace. In the limited red glow of darkroom safelights, I strategically placed the objects on top of the paper (either 11x14" or 16x20"). After exposing negative onto the paper, through the materials, I developed my print normally.
In part two of my interview with University of Iowa assistant professor of photography Jeff Rich, he shares what it's like to teach a generation of photographers who grew up with digital how to shoot film. To listen to part one of our interview, which discusses why Jeff uses film in his personal work, click here. Or, [...]
I interviewed Jeff Rich, a University of Iowa assistant professor of photography, about why he chooses to use 8x10 large format film for his fine art photography projects. You can see Jeff's work and learn more about him on his site. Check back tomorrow for part two of our interview where Jeff talks about what it's like to [...]