'Under the Lens'
The project 'Under the Lens' focuses on the abstract beauty of nature. The images were taken with an inverted lens, hand-held, in front of the camera. This technique allowed maximisation of the lens' capability and to capture images of objects in a true but unusual way. It creates a shallow depth of field enabling the subject matter to be viewed as if looking through a magnifying glass. A cobweb imitates bubbles in a rock pool, seeds of a dragon fruit and a skeleton of a dead leaf. The images are presented in panels of four, which aims to contemplate and archive the commonalities between the individual objects such as the shape, form, colour and texture rather than the objects themselves.
Rory Cleary • Peter Kelly • Willemein Koelink • Madeleine Maher • Patricia McCormack • Lisa McNiven • Rosa Meagher • Judy OConnell • Francesca OConnor • Paul Quinn • Philip Sliney • Elena Venzo • Sergio Vilchez •