Diana H. Bloomfield

Her work ranges in subject matter from landscapes to portraits to elegantly seen fragments of the natural and built worlds...Bloomfield unites her compositional and printing skills to produce finely-wrought meditative images that invite our repeated contemplation.
— John Wall, The Southern Photographer, 2013

The Old garden



The Midway

Diana H. Bloomfield has been an exhibiting photographer for over 35 years. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including a 1985 New Jersey State Visual Arts Fellowship, and five Regional Artist Grants from the United Arts Council of Raleigh, NC, most recently in 2015-16. 

Specializing in 19th century printing techniques, Diana's images have been included in numerous of books, including Pinhole Photography: Rediscovering a Historic Technique (3rd Edition), by Eric Renner; Gum Printing & Other Amazing Contact Printing Processes (2013) by Christina Z. Anderson; Jill Enfield's Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes: Popular Historical and Contemporary Techniques (2013); and The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes (3rd Edition, March 2015) by Christopher James.

Bloomfield’s work is in a number of public and private collections, including the New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, NM, and North Carolina State University's Gregg Museum of Art & Design, in Raleigh, NC. Diana lives and works in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she received her M.A. in English Literature and Creative Writing from North Carolina State University. She teaches workshops throughout the country, and in her beautiful backyard studio.