Your overused Hipstamatic app doesnt have anything on Diana H. Bloomfield. Sure, that picture of your dog may look hella vintage with a blue tint and extra grain, but imagine the possibilities of altering that photo with your own hands.
Bloomfield has a passion for the printing process and has become a virtuoso in pinhole photography and printing using gum bichromate, platinum-palladium, and cyanotype processing. One of her most popular pieces titled Central Park is an eerie and dream-like image of a couple walking through Central Park in sepia tones.
Bloomfields techniques are unique because of her knowledge of a wide variety of historical processes, artists, materials, and contemporary tools, says Michelle Craven co-owner of Tilt Gallery. It is the combination of these tools that give her images their unique color and texture.
Saturdays, 1-5 p.m.; Fri., Sept. 16, 6-10 p.m. Starts: Sept. 3. Continues through Sept. 30, 2011