Entry Title: "Pinhole camera - Nude at Home"
Category and Expertise: Photography, Professional
The Nude at Home
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I use the extreme wide angle distortions of the round oatmeal box pinhole camera and the digital colorization to create a series of visceral images. Through successive pulling of curves in Photoshop, B&W values are replaced with color. The Nude at Home is a subset of a larger pinhole camera project begun in 1998. In this series, begun about five years ago, I photograph the model nude in her home, apartment or studio. With the model in her space, all the objects in the image are a part of the life of the model. Then the pose, the furniture and the long, two minute exposures reveal an intimate portrait of the subject.