Scannography

Scannography uses a high resolution flat bed scanner as a camera. The exquisite images that can be produced often look like they have been taken by large format film cameras. There is the need for patience and a sense of composition to be successful since you need to place objects on the scanner and figure out the composition.
The flat bed scanner has minimal depth of field so only those objects lying on the glass of the scanner will be be in complete focus. This can create challenges as well as benefits to the finished image.  I hope to do a lot more scannography!

low res finalcorallow res finalshells

low res finalshells and coral

I love these three scans as a triptych

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low resfinal scan of wheat

final identity representational for blog

A representational scan of my Slovak heritage

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