Jeff Eaton (b.1984)

 

Poems

 

Untitled (invitation poems for then & now)
2009 - Ongoing
Text appropriated from photography technique books

 

Morgan & Morgan, London & Upton, and Ansel Adams were published in The Burning Sand, Oct. 2016 issue, Ed. Sarah Lowndes.

 

 

 

Morgan & Morgan

 

 

the first sense of texture

 

textured shadows

 

average dark foliage, dark stone,

shadows in portraits in sunlight

 

the pivotal zone for both paper and

film. middle gray; 18% neutral

test card. dark or sunburned skin in

sunlight; average weathered wood

or stone; light foliage

 

caucasian skin in sunlight. snow in

shadow, rocks in sunlight

 

light skin entirely in diffuse light.

average snow in sun; “whites” with

textures and delicate values

 

glaring surfaces; whites without

texture

 

 

 

Blahnik & Voelker

 

 

night sky

night sky

full moon

clear sky

after sunset

cloudy sky

at sunset

gray sky

at noon

cloudy sky

at noon

clear sky

at noon

sun disc

lightning

 

 

 

Kodak, The Modern Way in Picturemaking, II

 

 

naught

one–half–and–one

one–half–and–two

one–half–and–three

etc.

 

 

 

TM-11-401-2, VI

 

 

cover lamp with 1 handkerchief

cover lamp with 2 handkerchiefs

 

 

 

London & Upton

 

 

stage scene,

sports arena,

circus event

 

brightly lighted downtown

street at night

lighted store window

 

city skyline at night

 

skyline just after sunset

 

candlelit scene

 

campfire scene

burning building at night

 

fireworks against dark sky

 

television or computer monitor image

 

 

 

Jacobson & Mannheim

 

 

pale blue

very soft

very pale blue

soft

pale yellow

normal

very pale yellow

vigorous

medium yellow

hard

 

 

 

Ansel Adams

 

 

open snow and glacier scenes

 

seascapes and distant views

 

sporting scenes in snow

 

landscape without foreground

sports-grounds

 

landscapes with light foreground

wide streets and squares

buildings, light

 

landscapes with dark foreground

figures in the open (edge of a wood)

buildings and rocks, dark

 

persons in shade of trees

 

persons near window, in direct sunlight

narrow streets, light woodlands

 

persons in light room, near a window

light sunny interiors

 

persons in light room, far from a window

light, but shaded interiors

 

persons in dim room, near a window

fairly light rooms

 

dark interiors

 

 

 

Lee, I

 

 

neutral density set

sky set

autumn tint set

sunrise set

landscape set

sky blue set

coral set

sunset set

twilight set

colour grad set

pale tint set

pop set

mist set

selective star set

net set

 

 

 

Lee, II

 

 

red

sunset red

sunsets

yellow

sunset yellow

straw

sunset orange

pale coral

 

coral

chocolate

tobacco

sepia

green

blue

 

real blue

sky blue

cyan

twilight

mahogany

magenta

pink

 

neutral density

fog

low contrast

mist

selective net

star

 

 

 

Essays

 

Untitled (Moonrise), Spring 2016 issue, Wow Huh

Untitled (Henry Moore), February 2015, Temporary Art Review

Robert Morris, Bull Wall, 8 1/2x11, Issue 2, 2014, Plug Projects, Kansas City, MO

L.I.E. Lists of Ten Books, 2011, Library of Independent Exchange, Plymouth, UK

Eventually, All At Once, 2010, M.A. Thesis, Purchase College, S.U.N.Y., Purchase, NY

On Finding, 2009, M.F.A. Thesis, Purchase College, S.U.N.Y., Purchase, NY

 

 

 

Zines

 

Untitled (index for Spring), 2018, Xerox zine and sticker, ed. 50, self-published (PDF)

Untitled (Index for Spring), 2016, Xerox zine, ed. 50, self-published

Untitled (Index for Spring), 2015, Xerox zine, gelatin-silver prints, ed. 50, self-published

Untitled, 2013, Xerox zine, ed. 35, self-published

Bibliography, 2011, Xerox zine, ed. 50, self-published