Departures from reality: The Fine Monochrome Print Group
When first introduced, the camera was hailed as the ultimate mimetic machine, perfectly capturing reality. However, this was never the case. Photographers have always been masters at manipulating reality, be it through framing, lighting or in the darkroom. In Departures from Reality, members of the Fine Monochrome Print Group, through a range of techniques, challenge and confuse reality, raising the question, what is real and what is fiction?