November 15, 2021

URBANCLEAN 3 (B&W)

Some more from the URBANCLEAN series I am working on... the first is a re-working of an 8"x10" negative made in 1998 (Dynon Road) ... It is already a fairly 'clean' image, but it is interesting to see how far I can push it and still maintain a photographic integrity... the second is from a 4"x5" negative...











Original image for comparison ...












November 10, 2021

URBANCLEAN 2 (B&W)

 Some B&W versions of the colour work below .... all very much 'a work in progress' ....








Initial images for reference ...











URBANCLEAN 1 (Colour)

Continuing on with more 'Lockdown' experimentations... now working on the idea of making 'cleaned' versions of photographic images by removing or minimising extraneous surface details, cleaning skies and generally working towards a minimalist and more graphic or illustrative version of a photograph

I know there are photographers who work this way and after a bit of research, uncovered these...

Lauren Marsolier             Dean West               Anthony Lamb            Matias Heiderich

These are rather raw beginnings and not fully refined ones... it is clear I don't yet have the appropriate subject matter to work with yet ... however, here are some beginnings at least, showing before and after for reference...














Base files for reference ...