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John Bildstein
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   For me, photography began with a development of my conscious vision by learning how to be open to and observant of my surroundings. I have taught myself to see and think photographically, even without a camera present. I like to think that my work stops time; it is an observation of a specific moment. That is why extreme qualities of light are strong elements in my work. Light is constantly changing and it will never be the same twice.
    I am attracted to the physical process of creating a print, whether that process includes the computer, the darkroom, or acid, ink, and printing presses. Process is a technical framework for my ideas. Thinking, editing, and printing are all about process, which is something that I value in both mediums.

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Frame, 2008
zinc, hardground, and aquatint etching, 10 x 8

Frame, 2008, zinc, hardground, and aquatint etching
Click Thumbnail ImageThe Old Barn I Click Thumbnail ImageThe Old Barn II Click Thumbnail ImageThe Old Barn III Click Thumbnail ImageThe Old Barn IV Click Thumbnail ImageThe Old Barn V Click Thumbnail ImageFoundation
Click Thumbnail ImageFrame Click Thumbnail ImageHouse Click Thumbnail ImageSiding Click Thumbnail ImageRoof Click Thumbnail ImageDusk I Click Thumbnail ImageDusk II
Click Thumbnail ImageDusk III Click Thumbnail ImageDusk IV Click Thumbnail ImageDusk V Click Thumbnail ImageThird Floor Click Thumbnail ImageThird Floor Click Thumbnail ImageThird Floor
Click Thumbnail ImageNight I Click Thumbnail ImageNight II Click Thumbnail ImageNight III Click Thumbnail ImageNight IV Click Thumbnail ImageNight V Click Thumbnail ImageProgress
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