The Dark Side of Hawaii

This series reflects my interest in observing and capturing the light at night and manifests my experience in street photography. Night light creates different effects that echo my attachment to soft focused photographs reminiscent of the Pictorial era in our photographic history, including the invention of the Autochrome, an early 20th century color process using glass plates coated with microscopic grains of potato starch and color dyes. In this series, the parameters of available light alter the product from its daytime vision, but still maintains the reality of what I saw. Also, by using my cell phone camera, I experience a high level of spontaneity and I enjoy the aura of mystery and the ominous sensation that can result from this process. Even the darkness—what is concealed, hidden, unexplained— needs our light.