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SLIDE SHOW: Dirk McDonnell's Winter in Maine

SLIDE SHOW: Dirk McDonnell’s Winter in Maine
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When Maine photographer Dirk McDonnell first began using a large-format view camera, he was intrigued
by the way that — owing to its flexible bellows — he could selectively focus on certain elements while throwing others out of focus. Using this technique, he initially turned his attention to Maine’s winter landscape as a way of layering abstraction onto something which — with its bare-bones suppression of detail and minimalist reductionisms — already seemed to lean into a world of floating abstraction. Happy with the results, he employed the same basic technique on subsequent trips to Europe and Mexico. The following slide show represents a series of work taken in Maine during the winter of 2001.

To see more of Dirk’s work, please visit his website. Prints are available from the photographer as Archival pigment inkjet prints in sizes 9×9″, 20×20″ and 32×32″.

Updated Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

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