Eighteentwentysix’s Blog

Last One Out, Please Turn On The Light

Posted in Uncategorized by eighteentwentysix on April 28, 2009
photograph by Richard Nicholson

Photograph by Richard Nicholson

“I have lit these often-gloomy spaces to reveal the beauty of the machinery; enlargers are masterpieces of industrial design. And I have sought to shed light on the surrounding personal workspaces (snapshots of family members, souvenirs from globetrotting photographers, guidebooks to Photoshop, out-takes from glamour shoots, lists of unpaid invoices).”

Richard Nicholson explored London to photograph the last remaining professional darkrooms, finding himself extremely nastalgic. I am lucky to work in a lab, and I know that when I no longer smell those chemicals or work in the dark, I will feel an overwhelming nostalgia, as well.



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