On Friday, August 3, from 5:30 to 8:00, the Jonathan Frost Gallery in Rockland will host the opening reception for a show of the work of three photographers: Richard Barnett, Andrew Crane, and Tillman Crane. All live in this area, and all use time-honored, hands-on darkroom techniques. Carl Root will play the piano at the opening.
Richard Barnett has been a commercial and fine art photographer for over twenty-five years, though he traces his connection to photography to a twin lens Brownie he received as a child. In this exhibition he’ll be showing photographs of old tools and of two formerly grand industrial sites, one in Camden and one in Wiscasset: the Knox Woolen Mill and the Wiscasset Power Plant. About the Knox Mill he writes: