Photographer Interviews

Eirik Johnson Pairs Large-Format Photos of Tree Carvings with Vinyl Record in New Project, “PINE”

July 6, 2018

By Dzana Tsomondo

© Eirik Johnson

For his project “PINE,” Eirik Johnson used an array of light sources and long exposures to create large-format photographs of tree carvings that allude to the intense emotions of adolescence. © Eirik Johnson

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