Camera Obscura Portraits

These images were made using a small plywood box room camera.  I would sit inside, the subject outside and photograph directly onto various types of b/w silver gelatin paper.  Some of these are direct negatives, others were made with Harmon positive paper while others are reversal bleach processes of negative papers.  That process was wonderfully…

Laramie Alley Ways

This portfolio explores the alleyways of Laramie, Wyoming, my home town. I was interested in the relationship between the truck and trailer used to take the images and the square recessionary depth of these spaces. Using long exposures, the tilt and shift of the camera and the inherent flaws of the process, I was able…

Room Sized Color Negative Camera Obscura

This is a body of work I’ve been creating since 2009.  Made by converting rooms with views into cameras and exposing the view directly onto sheets of color photographic paper, the resultant images are one of a kind surreal representations of the world.  Ranging in size from 30″ x 40″ to 90″ x 90″, this…