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Camera Records in Time was formed and founded by Traverse Day Robinette and fellow photographer Sam Quinn in the summer of 2009 out of a desire to create an environment where photographers can habitually come together to support one another artistically and receive feedback about their work.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Laura Miner 7/17/2011

As the readership of this blog knows, my current project has involved using food products to represent blood. Since February I have been attending therapy sessions for a phobia of blood and injuries, and things have been going well. I set out on this project to do two things. One, to make my audience uneasy, and question the juxtaposition of food and blood, hunger and danger (like many other projects of mine). Two, to explore my own feelings about blood in staging the scenes.
I produced some "sketch" photos using bandages, chocolate syrup, and wet chili powder that were not shown on the blog, and then the shots from the last post of red frosting and raspberry jelly on my hands. After weeks of contemplation, I realized that my methods were not working out. I felt my images were not compelling, and I was not having fun coming up with new ideas. My project guidelines were too rigid. I found myself shooting off most a of a roll of film, that I had planned to use for this project, on Portabella mushrooms. 
Laura Miner © 2011
In order to keep this project alive, I decided I cannot restrict myself to food. While the concept of using food is interesting, it should not be holding me back from using something awesome-looking because it is not edible. The new images are going to be more surreal, and intense. I want to express the idea of something screaming out for help.
I am very excited to show some new and improved photographs. Until then here are some serene images of mushrooms.

Laura Miner © 2011

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