A Double BlueSunday, October 29, 2017
I often say in Spanish, “El diablo más sabe por viejo que por diablo,” which translates that the devil knows more not because he is the devil but because he is old.
Bronwen Marsden (alas she now lives in Singapore) posed for me for at least three years. She was keen on anything that would push our envelope. We even attempted (I failed!) at taking photographs that would make her less attractive. She was so beautiful that she was constantly told by men and women about this. Even one day when as an extra for a film, during a break, she was reading the Odyssey by a pool and a man came to tell her about her beauty. She was simply fed up.
What you see here is an accident in which this old man (and not the devil!) sees something and follows through with previous knowledge. The almost two identical b+w negatives somehow were in their plastic sleeves as you see here. They were not in separate sleeves. And one of the negs was reversed and over the other one. So I scanned them. The colour happens because I scan all b+w neagtives in RGB (red, green, blue). I then add blue and cyan to get this cool colour.