This unvarnished 5×7″ glass plate has been left outside for months to ripen. Half a year to be precise. A bit sheltered on the windowsill,
A vanishing wet plate collodion image as a metaphor. Even the fastened memories fade over time. The captured memory of me, it’s not merely an
I was contacted via Facebook a while ago by Jan Sluijmans. Jan and I go a long way back, we met when I was 18,
Working more with video lately (also using the monochrom !yes!), this happened to come upon my path, with thanks to Jan Sluijsmans. I’ll post the
I’ve long wanted to make a compact slideshow of the steps in the wet plate collodion process. A recent advertisment made me finally do it.
By now it seems like ages ago I went to Pozières in the Somme area to photograph the world war 1 trenches and stroll through