2008 THE THING ITSELF

Edward Weston famously referred to photographing "the thing itself," that is, capturing the essence of an object. Several photographers captured objects in a way that reveals something beyond their specific form.



Fire Escape

Harris J. Sklar
Philadelphia, PA
www.harrissklarphotography.com
Fire Escape
Inkjet print, 16"x10.6"

Prison Tower

Sarah Bones
Malvern, PA
Prison Tower
Inkjet print, 12"x18"


Coney Island — Winter

Martine Lennon
Brookyln, NY
Coney Island — Winter
Cyanotype and gum bichromate print, 16"x20"


Hose

Pam Connolly
Pleasantville, NY
pamconnollyphoto.com
Hose
Archival inkjet print, 11"x11"

Primative 3

Paul Rider
Philadelphia, PA
Primative 3
Piezography archival inkjet print, 24"x24"



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