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Human Mist Fionnbharr Ó Súilleabháin
Human Mist Fionnbharr Ó Súilleabháin


Human Mist
Fionnbharr Ó Súilleabháin
The Portobello Photographic Press


Signed Edition
72 Pages
300 x 254 mm
ISBN 9780957504325

I have been working on this series since 2012. The images were all made using the calotype process published by Arsène Pélegry in 1879. Exposure time ranges between six and 30 minutes or even more, so any movement during the exposure is averaged out. In some cases, ghost-like figures of people who lingered during the exposure can be seen, and human activity in motion is only registered as what the early practitioners termed ‘Human Mist’.

About the Artist

Fionnbharr Ó Súilleabháin is an analog photographer, printmaker and scientist.1

About the Publisher

The Portobello Photographic Press is based out of Dublin, Ireland.

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