Andrea Cevolini
Photography

Burning Time

Sun marks time and my prints.
Shooting on large format cameras (from 4x5 up to 16x20 inches), I use vintage b/w silver gelatin photographic papers on my film holders, exposing them for long time, from seconds to many hours.
Sunlight, intensified by lens, literally burns the emulsion, inverting the latent image to a positive, often producing holes and colored edges.
Only few kinds of papers, once tested, produce acceptable results and the lack of a film negative means that final result is one of a kind print.
This project allows me to track the passing time in somehow unexpected way; to get in touch with legendary enlarging papers and to be warmed by sun and a sense of bliss.
Burning Time #319 (Autumn light). 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2019.
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Burning Time #319 (Autumn light). 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2019.
Burning Time #300. 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2019.
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Burning Time #300. 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2019.
Burning Time #304. 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2019.
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Burning Time #304. 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2019.
Burning Time #281. 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2019.
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Burning Time #281. 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2019.
Burning Time #294 (Torri del Benaco). 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2019.
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Burning Time #294 (Torri del Benaco). 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2019.
Burning Time #160 (Sunset over Pai). Ten 4x5 inches each gelatin silver papers. Unique, 2017.
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Burning Time #160 (Sunset over Pai). Ten 4x5 inches each gelatin silver papers. Unique, 2017.
Burning Time #125 (Lazise). 4x5 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2017.
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Burning Time #125 (Lazise). 4x5 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2017.
Burning Time #249 (Sun setting over Lazise). 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2018.
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Burning Time #249 (Sun setting over Lazise). 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2018.
Burning Time #31. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016.
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Burning Time #31. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016.
Burning Time #313 (Equinox). Nine 8x10 inches each gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2019.
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Burning Time #313 (Equinox). Nine 8x10 inches each gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2019.
Burning Time #283 (foggy morning). 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2019.
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Burning Time #283 (foggy morning). 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2019.
Burning Time #206. 6x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2017.
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Burning Time #206. 6x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2017.
Burning Time #255. 4x5 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2018.
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Burning Time #255. 4x5 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2018.
Burning Time #203. 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2017.
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Burning Time #203. 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2017.
Burning Time #74. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016.
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Burning Time #74. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016.
Burning Time #178. 4x5 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2017.
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Burning Time #178. 4x5 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2017.
Burning Time #179. 4x5 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2017.
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Burning Time #179. 4x5 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2017.
Burning Time #271. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2018.
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Burning Time #271. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2018.
Burning Time #8. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016.
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Burning Time #8. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016.
Burning Time #35. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016.
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Burning Time #35. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016.
Burning Time #90. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016. Private collection.
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Burning Time #90. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016. Private collection.
Burning Time #145 (Sun setting over Sirmione). 4x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016.
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Burning Time #145 (Sun setting over Sirmione). 4x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016.
Burning Time #9. 4x5 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016.
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Burning Time #9. 4x5 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016.
Burning Time #34. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016.
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Burning Time #34. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016.
Burning Time #150. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2017.
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Burning Time #150. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2017.
Burning Time #98. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016.
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Burning Time #98. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2016.
Burning Time #103. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2017. Private collection
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Burning Time #103. 8x10 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2017. Private collection
Burning Time #241. 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2018.
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Burning Time #241. 11x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2018.
Burning Time #215. 5x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2018.
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Burning Time #215. 5x14 inches gelatin silver paper. Unique, 2018.
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