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At LightBox, photographers carry on the large-format tradition

Exhibit opens May 12 during Astoria Art Walk

Published on May 9, 2018 10:12AM

Katt Janson Merilo holds an X-ray.

Courtesy LightBox Photographic Gallery

Katt Janson Merilo holds an X-ray.

An ammonite fossil from Madagascar, captured by Bob Sanov

Courtesy LightBox Photographic Gallery

An ammonite fossil from Madagascar, captured by Bob Sanov

ASTORIA — LightBox Photographic Gallery will host the artists’ opening reception of “Extending Tradition: Large Format” 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 12 (during Astoria’s Second Saturday Art Walk).

Thirty photographers from around the world will show work in this exhibit celebrating the beauty and traditional approach of large-format film photography.

The exhibit features work from photographers who continue the tradition of using large-format film or plates, generally 4 inches by 5 inches and larger. One image each from 30 individual photographers is shown in the exhibit with work printed in many unique analog processes.

“Extending Tradition: Large Format” will be on display through Wednesday, June 6. Visit the gallery during the month to see the collection of work. Complete show info is on the LightBox website at lightbox-photographic.com/shows/.

Contact LightBox at 503-468-0238 or info@lightboxphotographic.com. LightBox is located at 1045 Marine Drive.


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