Why analogue photography? To me it is a personality thing, I need to feel part of the process. I have always thought of photography as being more than a process of recording, or commenting on, the world or its inhabitants. Photography is an emotional reaction to a subject, and as a major part of the process, you communicate that response to the viewer. In order to communicate your response you need to be a part of the process. This starts with your judgement of the conditions and how you pr…
Alternative Photography, album created on November 14, 2013
17 items in total.
Slate Mines, album created on November 10, 2013
6 items in total.
Flowers (Black and White), album created on May 27, 2013
A series of flowers shot initially as a challenge to start something new.
May 30, 2013I attended a weekend wet plate workshop with the guru that is John Brewer and hey - this wet plate stuff is pretty easy! So I bought all of the equipment and chemistry that I needed, I already had suitable cameras and plate holders, and off I set into this exciting new domain. The following weekend I set up my lighting in the conservatory after preparing the silver nitrate the day before and leaving a plate in it over night. So full of confidence prepared my newly cut plain glass plates, sen…