Locked up in a screen, photographs have only one hope: Look at me, touch me and feel me. Keep a photography in your hands. And feel what story it tells you. Lovers and collectors have always known that.
In my opinion, photographs should be more than a virtual illusion on the screen. Caught in the display they remain ineffective. Useless like a toothbrush on TV. Photographs also have a right to a species-appropriate existence. That is why I realize many of my works on real photographic paper. That's how they come alive.
You can collect photographs like watches. Your child can draw a drawing on the back of the photograph and you can send it to your grandfather. Or burn them. On the opposite, virtual photographs condemned to eternal life between being and nothing. Forever lost in the World Wide Web, which never forgets.
My Inkjet prints are made on Hahnemühle Photo Rag Ultra Smooth, a first class paper for photo artists. With special touch and feel of genuine art paper. This fine art 100% cotton paper with an ultra-smooth surface texture is a true pleasure. Of course international archival standards are guaranteed (ISO9706).
Up to a size of A2 I print myself on Epson SC 5000. Larger formats are produced by a certified studio for digital fine art printing. ChromaLuxe metal prints are also possible.
Most of my color works were taken with extremely high resolution digital medium format cameras. This allows the finest tonal value gradations even with very large image formats.
Edition of 7. AP: 1. HC: 3. Signed and numbered on the revers. Standard size: 413 x 578 mm (A2). Sizes up to 150 x 200 cm are possible.
Edition of 5. AP: 1. HC: 3. Signed, stamped and numbered on the revers. Or on the back of the passpartouts. Standard size: 329 x 483 mm (A3).
8 x 10“
Edition: I also own a number of contact copies from the '90s. Taken by Toyo Field 8 x 10“ camera on Kodak T-Max 400 Film. Developed on the legendary Agfa Record Rapid baryta paper. They also give me pleasure. And they serve me as a reference for the tonal range.