Dale M Reid
"Oyster Mushroom 15"
This is a silver gelatin print created in 2013. This picture is an ongoing development of the mushroom series. Mushrooms are excellent subject material because of their unique shapes and textures.
Biography: Photographer Dale M Reid uses dark room techniques to imbue her botanical subjects with unimaginable personality and emotion. Reid's studies utilize different elements to produce sensual and whimsical portraits in high contrast with a keen eye for texture, form, and framing. Elegant white or black backgrounds highlight her subjects, allowing them to monopolize the photographs, filling the space with their unique voices and stories. Once having to juggle her photography and finance careers, Reid was able to shape her distinct artistic voice, inspired partially by her life partner's diagnosis...