I am a visual artist, and I work as an Ophthalmic Photographer, photographing retinal blood vessels. Especially in this project, my artwork has been influenced by what I do and see at my medical job.
My project Florafaunal Angiography is about combining the anatomical and aesthetic aspects of seeing. Each photograph is layered with an image of retinal blood vessels. The work becomes about the visual patterns and interactions that form between the images of blood vessels and nature's flora and fauna.
— Dayna Bartoli
These fields of color originate in sea and sky and horizon line, imbued with the emotion of raw beautiful nature, turned completely upside down to heighten the magical effect of rare light-soaked moments.
When you delete images from your digital camera the files are lost forever, not so with film — the mistakes, wrong decisions or bad memories continue to exist somewhere — maybe even gaining a second life in a stranger's collection of discarded photos found by chance or other ways.
All things move toward their end—has been photographing dwindling icebergs in both Arctic regions with great power and perhaps even greater poignancy.