Maria Isabel LeBlanc Gallery

“I tell myself to just start.  I pick up my camera or I mix some chemicals and get the darkroom ready to print.  Before I know it, I am immersed in the creative process again.  I never regret “just starting” and inevitably I end up working through stagnation.  As long as I learn something or practice my craft, even when I fumble, I feel accomplished.” Maria Isabel LeBlanc
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Maria Isabel LeBlanc

Maria Isabel LeBlanc’s portfolio was an Outstanding Work selection in the 2020 Denis Roussel Award. De la Luz Silver gelatin and palladium prints w 4×5 – farm fields – Monterey, CA “You have created a solid and exquisitely crafted portfolio and I think the essence of your inspiration and resulting work has been perfectly realized. This… Read More

Gerardo Stübing Gallery

Gazania Speciosa © Gerardo Stübing

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Gerardo Stübing

Gerardo Stübing portfolio was the Rfotofolio Selection in the2020 Denis Roussel  Award. “I am so impressed with your alchemical hybridization between science, art and nature. Many of my current and recent MFA candidates are following the same path that you are and it is clear that your years of teaching have honed your concept very… Read More

Ole Brodersen Gallery

Riser 2 -8 © Ole Brodersen

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Ole Brodersen

Ole Brodersen was a Outstanding Work selection in the 2020 Denis Roussel Award. Horizontal Displacement – You write, “My work explores the landscape and the natural forces that animate it – makes exposures of the horizon from a boat – “mechanical objectivity” – the process being perceived as unmediated.” As in the process of creating… Read More

Anna Rotty

Anna Rotty was a Outstanding Work selection in the 2020 Denis Roussel Award. “Your portfolio has some beautiful work in it and I truly love the concept of Phosphene (the stimulation of the visual system other than by light), The experience of contemplation in solitude – and rendered as cyanotypes toned in yerba mate tea –… Read More

Lesha Rodriguez

  Lesha Rodriguez is the 2020 Denis Roussel Award winner. We are pleased to feature her work on Rfotofolio.

David Russo

David Russo’s portfolio was selected as an example of Outstanding Work by juror Christopher James in the2020 Denis Roussel  Award. “The Framer – believes the physicality of the print affects our experience of the subject – wet collodion positives on glass The works you have created are beautifully crafted. My favorite in the portfolio is… Read More

The Denis Roussel Award, 2020

The Denis Roussel Award was started in 2018 to help continue the legacy of photographer and educator Denis Roussel and to highlight work done by photographers whose work is based on the historical/alternative photographic processes, including silver gelatin. This year we would like to thank juror, author, and educator Christopher James who spent long hours reviewing… Read More

2020 Denis Roussel Award

The Denis Roussel Award  was started in 2018 to help continue the legacy of photographer and educator Denis Roussel and to highlight work done by photographers whose work is based on the historical/alternative photographic processes, including silver gelatin. Thiis year we are honored to have author and educator Christopher James as our juror this year.

The 2020 Denis Roussel Award

If you have a question please contact us at rfotofolio@rfotofolio.org. The Denis Roussel Award  was started in 2018 to help continue the legacy of photographer and educator Denis Roussel and to highlight work done by photographers whose work is based on the historical/alternative photographic processes, including silver gelatin. We are honored to have author and educator… Read More