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Cabrillo Highway at Pescadero Creek Road, Variation 4 by John Chiara

Cabrillo Highway at Pescadero Creek Road, Variation 4 2017

John Chiara b. 2017
Camera obscura Ifochrome photograph, unique paper
58 in. x 71in.
SFAC 197
SFAC

In an era of digital technology and one-click ease, John Chiara prefers a complex, analog approach to making photographs. The artist designs and builds large-format cameras by hand and tows his gear on a flatbed trailer from place to place. Making photographs in this way takes great physical effort, patience, and forethought but results in luminescent and evocative images. 

Landscapes are a favorite subject for Chiara. In this work, he captures an idyllic waterfront view along the Northern California coastline.