Though the pursuit of documenting central Oregon, “High Desert” seeks to showcase the stark difference in topography as seen through instant integral film.
It began with a cheeseburger. As we drove 5 hours to relive a childhood memory at a diner in Bend, OR the appeal of the area around us was clear. Vast sweeping landscapes being capped at either end with snowy peaks surrounded us, but where we were, and what we saw was dry. The arid homes, leafless trees and bright blue sky is what we would remember.
Images photographed between 2012 and 2014 using a Polaroid SX-70.
This series can be viewed along with an interview in the 2014 Pryme Magazine publication "Issue 2: Urban/Rural"