Sensing Flora
Project info

As I delicately turn a flower or plant in my enlarger, its reality becomes something unknown and unique. I gaze at it with childlike wonder. This defies my stereotypical way of seeing plants.
I make 11"X14" negatives in my traditional darkroom. I expose the negative on painted palladium emulsion using the sun. Printing on paper made from plants, Japanese gampi enhances the sensuality.