Polaroid Type 55
selenium toned silver gelatin print
The Amphitheatre of Pompeii was the first to be built out of stone, and thus is the oldest surviving Roman amphitheatre. Built around 70 B.C., it is roughly 150 years older than the more famous Colosseum in Rome. It was buried by the 79 A.D. eruption of Vesuvius.
Photographed using a Graflex Crown Graphic 4x5 camera and Kodak Ektar 127mm f/4.5 lens with a #24 red filter. Image printed on Kentmere fiber-based paper. Accolades:
- 2014 Short-Listed Film Photographer, F/F'14 Part 2, Fotofilmic '14. Vancouver, Canada. Jurors: Mark Steinmetz, John Matkowsky, Alejandro Cartagena, Nathalie Daoust, Aglae Bory, and Anne Lass.
- 2009 Exhibitor, Honorable Mention, 31st Annual Purchase Awards Show. Art Alley, Carbondale, IL. Jurors: Najjar Abdul-Musawwir, Courtney Boyd, Patricia Chalmers, Ron Dunkel, and Daniel V. Overturf.
- 2009 Exhibitor, Shrode Photography Competition. The Shrode Art Center, Mount Vernon, IL. Juror: Ray Marklin.
- 2008 Exhibitor, First Place, SIUC Study Abroad Photography Contest. International Lounge, Carbondale, IL. Juror: Daniel V. Overturf.
- 2008 Exhibitor, image-makers and travel. the red ear, Alto Pass, IL. Curated by Lauren Shrensel-Zadikow.
- Behlen, M (ed.). September 2014. Pryme Magazine, Issue 1: "Instant Revolution". Fresno: MagCloud, pp. 57 - 62.
- FotoFilmic '14 Short List #2. 2014. 1 of 30 international photographers selected for a feature of three (3) images, biography, and artist statement. on-line
- Richards K, McKenzie A, Huber A (eds.). 2009. Grassroots: undergraduate magazine for literature and the visual arts. Carbondale: Department of English at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, pp. 27, 65, 93.