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How much light is needed is determined by the sensitivity of the medium used. Photography has always been considered as the art of using light. What about when there is no light at all? Can I take a picture without any light?
In Scotopia, I used a digital camera to take pictures in a darkroom with different ISO’s, as a means of photographing ‘nothing’, I then lightened the ‘dark’ digital files in the computer. The result of this process is a group of monochromatic images varying from light brown to light magenta.
This work highlights the hidden information behind digital images and raises the question of making photographs in the digital era.
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