Books, Pages and Tablets

written by: Olivia Parker

The images you see here, part of an ongoing series of Books, Pages and Tablets, reflect my interest in the history of science. Although I work digitally, my images remain photographic in that they are dependent on light for more than general illumination. When I was working with view cameras in the seventies, eighties and nineties I was always looking for light or shadow that coalesced into its own shapes. In black and white I could control my contrast range in order to use many kinds of light and shadow shapes. Because of contrast issues in color, I had to Read more »