“Nobody sees a flower, really — it is so small — we haven’t time, and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.” Georgia O’Keefe
The series called Breath is about looking. Many of the images in this
series are photograms. A photogram is made without a camera, without a
negative. To make these images the flower is placed directly under the
enlarger light. The image is then captured on photographic paper. These
photograms are a very special way for me to "look". They ask
one to see the flower in a particularly intimate way.
Look closely at some of the images and you can see the plant juices ooze
out of the flower as it is crushed between the pieces of glass. The still
life images of flowers arrange themselves in beautiful patterns to be
captured by the photographer’s lens. Those images that are not flowers
are also about seeing, about seeing the beauty in everyday simplicity,
a café chair, a pair of feet or whatever.
— Roxanne Worthington
FeatureBreath: Floral PhotogramsRoxanne Worthington reveals yet another delicate side of flowers by pressing them in glass and projecting them directly onto photographic paper.View Images
Breath: Floral Photograms
Roxanne Worthington reveals yet another delicate side of flowers by pressing them in glass and projecting them directly onto photographic paper.View Images
Breath: Floral Photograms
Roxanne Worthington reveals yet another delicate side of flowers by pressing them in glass and projecting them directly onto photographic paper.
Bougainvillea © Roxanne Worthington
Breath © Roxanne Worthington
Chrysanthemum © Roxanne Worthington
Flying Crane © Roxanne Worthington
Fortnight-Lily © Roxanne Worthington
Georgious © Roxanne Worthington
Illuminata © Roxanne Worthington
Pappy-Orchid © Roxanne Worthington
Petal © Roxanne Worthington
Rose Petal © Roxanne Worthington
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