Polaroid Type 55
selenium toned silver gelatin print
is a stone hut with a conical stone roof and is the traditional home style for the Apulia agricultural region (specifically the Merge area of the Apulia region). These hive-shaped homes dot the rural landscape, but more numerous examples can be found in the town of Alberobello (a UNESCO heritage site).
Photographed using a Graflex Crown Graphic 4x5 camera and Kodak Ektar 127mm f/4.5 lens with a #24 red filter. Solarization occurred spontaneously. Image printed on Kentmere fiber-based paper. Publications:
- Behlen, M (ed.). 2014. "Chrystal Nause's Series Chiaroscuro". Pryme Magazine Blog. Post date: November 12, 2014. online.