After 50 Years of Film Photography It's Time to Change!
Last year I borrowed a Nikon D7100 Digital camera from my good friend and fellow photographer Ryuijie. After over 50 years of photographing with film in multiple formats I quickly learned what an incredible tool the new cameras are. No need to change film for different situations, the higher sensitivity allowing the use of available light (which has always been my preference), being able to make very large photographs without needing medium or large format cameras and film. But most of all, to see the final image quality the new 10 ink printers can now produce...it's like my early days in a darkroom all over again.
It's no wonder so many of the top fine art photographers today made the move years ago to this medium. In addition, the art community has accepted the new pigment photographs as seen in auction results in recent years. A few years back a Jock Sturges pigment print sold for $40,000.00 at auction. It's well documented that these newer archival pigment photographs have been tested to last 150-200 years, if not longer.
My main purpose of this Kickstarter project is to get my new photographs in your hands so you can see the beauty of this (new to me!) process. After the cost of printing the "rewards", I will use any additional funds to upgrade my system to a digital camera and to start scanning some sellect negatives from the last 50+ years to make new archival pigment photographs from them.
Risks and challenges
The risks are very minimal for you to receive your reward by the dates set within. This is my eighth Kickstarter project that I've been a part of. As soon as I'm confident the goal will be met I will start production of the rewards. There are no other logistical risks associated with this project at this time.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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