Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Lightning Fields

Hiroshi Sugimoto in this series approaches photography like a scientist, experimenting and testing out hypotheses. In his latest series, Lightning Fields, Each image is a unique document of an electrical current. Sugimoto uses a 400,000-volt Van De Graaff generator to apply an electrical charge directly onto his film.

Lightning Fields 128, 2009 Gelatin silver print

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1 comment:

Nathan said...

my favorite photographer. he is consistently exceptional.