Tuesday, July 31, 2012
What We Tell Each Other
How many people know what wet plate collodion is?
It goes back to photography's chemical/alchemical roots and makes beautiful pictures that have a quality which cannot accurately be depicted in the digital realm. The small individual imperfections of each wet plate image mimic the small imperfections that make each individual person unique. The process of making a wet plate collodion demands a certain kind of intimate attention that translates across the entire session to help create an intimacy with the subject revealed in the final image.