Tag: Stephen Wilkes
Stephen Wilkes, since opening his studio in 1983, has continually pushed the boundaries and possibilities of the photographic medium. The Connecticut based photographer has shot numerous editorial and commercial assignments, but his best known project, Day to Night, is a series of photographs that captures the passage of time within a single frame.
On August 22, 2021, in Dyersville, Iowa, the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox played the state’s first Major League Baseball game on a specially built field right next to the original Field of Dreams.
It was 1996, 16 years before Stephen Wilkes actually began shooting his Day to Night series, when the idea of capturing changing moments in time was planted in his mind.
“At first sight, Stephen Wilkes’ photographs look like arresting snapshots of a moment in time, but they contain multitudes of moments. Hundreds of them. Because Stephen creates them by taking photographs literally from day to night – shooting the same scene over and over…”