8. Diane and Richie, 1976
I’d been photographing Taylor Camp for several months when I met Diane Patalano on the trail one Saturday morning as I walked into camp. She had seen some of the prints I’d made of the other campers, wanted to be photographed and invited me up to the treehouse she shared with her boyfriend, Richie Palumbo.
Diane was a willing and adaptable subject—relaxed and natural in front of a camera. Richie was more guarded and reserved. I set up the tripod and used a Nikkor PC lens to control perspective, overexposing and under developing to capture the interior shadows and exterior highlights. Richie got up and left the house after only one exposure, but that one shot tells a story, became one of the iconic images of Taylor Camp, and was featured on the May 2018 cover of The Sun magazine.
Archival 19 x 12.875-inch inkjet photos printed on 22 x 17-inch Hahnemühle Photo Rag Baryta—a pure100% Cotton Fine Art paper, acid and lignin-free, with the classic look of analog darkroom prints. Each photograph is spray-coated to meet the most exacting archival requirements—sealing the print surface and protecting the photo from dirt, fingerprints, moisture, fading, airborne contamination, and ozone damage.
1. Crescent RagMat window mat and backing boards.
Crescent’s 100% Cotton RagMat Museum Solid C1153, with image border reveal of 5/16-inch top and sides with 7/16-inch bottom for title, date, and signature. Mat revealed (after framing) 4-inch top and sides and 4.25-inch bottom.
2. Mounting and Framing Procedures
Polyester film mounting corners approved by the Library of Congress. Studio Molding, #3345 Madera Grey frame, rabbet lined with conservation sealing tape. Mounting procedure is reversible. Finish dimension is approximately
30 x 21.5-inches. Framing process meets all Library of Congress Conservation Standards.
Non-glare, UV protective shatterproof acrylic Tru Vue Museum Glass.