Tag Archives: Lumen

Rainy Day

As the winter begins its yearly threat of ugliness it does so by turning rain into something more than just uncomfortable.  The coldness of the soaking precipitation chills us to the core and reminds us that nature is truly in … Continue reading

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My Task, Part 2

The first signs of spring are finally showing themselves, although the temperatures in Maryland are still uncharacteristically low. Spring training is in full swing with opening day only a week and a half away, I am seeing crocuses in the back … Continue reading

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My Task

I had the privilege of giving a presentation to the Central Maryland Photographers’ Guild about pinhole and alternative process photography. The idea was not only to give a talk, but also to give everyone a task based on the talk, … Continue reading

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Family

The idea of this lumen print was to give the idea of a family that starts together, then begins to drift away.  Three leaves are embedded together while one of the children prepares to go off on its own.

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From the White Depths

A number of years ago I purchased a print from Haley Jensen, which hangs in our family room, and wanted to create a lumen print that was in that general direction.  I was looking for something more sparse than her print, … Continue reading

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Blasting Forward

The colors in a lumen print do not necessarily have anything to do with the subject matter.  I look more for shape and let things fall as they may. In this particular case the density of the flowers kept light … Continue reading

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Evening of the Leaf

I noted previously that I had collected some leaves in Annapolis a while back for possible future use and this is one of them.  These particular leaves (wish I knew which tree they came from) turn into skeletons after falling … Continue reading

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From the Depths

There are many ways to make a lumen print, each offering its own results.  In this particular case I drizzled water on the paper and plants before putting it into the sun.  I also placed things at an angle so … Continue reading

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Leaf Venn Diagram

This is the time of year when I move more to working inside.  I have a pile of negatives from which to work and have started on them, but thought that I would start with scans of some lumen prints I … Continue reading

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Lumen #2

I have enjoyed using expired photographic paper to create photograms. By placing flowers, leaves, or anything else I find interesting on the paper, and leaving it under the sun for a period of time, an image is formed. After scanning … Continue reading

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