Hames Nature Preserve
I am interested in the Hames Nature Preserve, in Fredonia, as its terrain includes the river and an expanse of prairie. Since pinhole photography and field recordings will be a significant part of my project, I am most interested in a variety of habitat with unique variety to its soundscape.
My work will include black & white pinhole photography using paper negatives, 8x10 and 5x7 format, color photography using plastic cameras (Holga 120 and Smena 35mm), digital prints, and field recordings edited into the format of a soundwalk (as mp3) spanning the duration of the project.
I’ll be visiting the site frequently throughout the year particularly in fall and spring when the changes to the soundscape are most dramatic. The photographic excursions will also concentrate within the fall and spring.