Rachel Sokal – Photographic leaves


The photographer Rachel Sokal uses leaves as natural photographic paper and “exposes” them to create these amazing images. I first saw them about 2 years ago and they have stuck in my mind ever since. I believe she has won awards internationally for these pieces.


The chlorophyll in the leaves photosynthesises with the exposed areas, darkening them and creating the picture, however, the lack of sunlight eventually destroys the leaf itself.


– Grace


2 thoughts on “Rachel Sokal – Photographic leaves

  1. I saw this ages ago at an exhibition and thought it was amazing but I’ve not know who nade the work until now! It was so cool the way the curtains pulled up to show the work! ahhh, cheers grace, now I know who it was who made it!

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