This lumen print was created using a lily, vines, black and white photo paper, and the sun!
8" x 10"
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I am a photographer, songwriter & performer living in New Orleans. My photographic works use a variety of mediums - lumen printing, a 19th century photo process, 35mm and digital photography - 20th and 21st century processes respectively. My photographic adventures began with 35mm film in 1999. I learned how to shoot by how to print so the two go hand in hand for me. I quickly became interested in alternative styles of printing. Years later, inspired by the need to recycle the boxes of expired photo paper tucked away in my kitchen cabinets, I began working with the lumen print process where sunlight is used to imprint the subject onto photographic paper. I hooked from the first print I made.
At the root of all of my work is my worldview. From the tiniest twig to the largest tree the natural world is a source of inspiration for me. As the world becomes more and more modernized, I often find myself in nature connecting and recognizing humankind's place in this world. With this thought in mind, I use lumen prints to create a true impression of our world, as is.
As a songwriter I write and perform songs that tell the tale of the world as I know it, creating narratives that merge my photographs and songs into a one-woman multimedia performance, the most recent being a chronicle of my Louisiana World Tour and based on my blog, "The State of My World".
LOWER GARDEN DISTRICT
Natasha Sanchez is a New Orleans artist living and working in the Lower Garden District neighborhood.
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