"Still Life 5"
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Fine Art Print. Original color photograph, shot in 2003 with film, using a manual camera and a close-up filter. This fine art digital print is professionally printed on archival, museum quality, Epson Premium Gloss paper with a 1/4" white border. © Libby Saylor
...This series of photographs reflects my ongoing obsession with playing in the spaces between photography and paint. Although I did not use paint to construct these compositions, there are painting-like aspects throughout, as I attempt to make a photograph look more like a painting. Color fields and delicate gradients appear like watercolor washes, and blurry marks within the details seem painterly and human-made. These original photographs were shot with the intention of deliberately abstracting reality, in this case, pieces of fruit. With a close-up filter and natural light, I was able to capture snippets of dripping and decadent organic details, and yet maintain my goal of keeping the subject matter visually swimming in a dreamlike state...