Shot some more mammoth ambrotypes for our Execution project! Execution Project: Francesca from Linked Ring Photography on Vimeo. Final image of Francesca for the Execution Project When asked “Is there anything specific you can think of, a particular struggle, sacrifice you’ve made, or obstacle you’ve had to overcome to pursue your passion?” Francesca said: “I
Two modern 2.5 inch wet plate collodion tintypes mounted on 19th century darkroom and camera equipment.
“The Mask Series” from Linked Ring Photography on Vimeo. This is behind the scenes footage of Dan Kennedy and Nicole Truax’s contribution to “The Mask Series”; a worldwide collaboration of over 100 wet plate artists who are given the same prop, a Czech M10 Gas Mask, and choose to photograph the piece in their own
Mounting out tintypes in a new way. Locust – 2.5 inch tintype mounted on Cocobolo.[/caption]
Wanted to shoot a few experimental medium format tintypes. Really excited with how they came out. Three 380ws strobes with 40 bursts at full power. Can’t wait to try out some of these with the mammoth plates! These are mounted on 6×6 slabs of Padauk Wood.
For this project we are creating small abstract tintypes of insect specimens by creating an extremely shallow depth of field by shooting through an 8x magnifying loupe. This project is a psychological one; rather than being documentary or scientific, we endeavor to create surreal and alien images that touch upon humans’ subconscious fears and curiosities.
Execution Project: The journey Begins from Linked Ring Photography on Vimeo. Video from our trip out west and our most recent Execution Project photoshoots.
Nicole and I shot a wedding in Bar Harbor Maine and spent the rest of the week adventuring, climbing mountains, camping, cooking lobsters, and making photos. We made a few tintypes one day at Ship Harbor, near the Seawall Campground in Acadia national park. We had just enough chemicals left to make a few small
We shot this quite a few weeks back, but needed some time away to digest. This was the last bit of chemicals we had for the large ambrotypes and need to put in another order to continue the project. Julia drove up from Brooklyn with her boyfriend Paul and spent the night here, we awoke
We finally got to meet and photograph Francesco. Francesco is the talented alternative process artist who loaned us the 24×20 camera that made our large format in camera ambrotypes possible. The three of us immediately hit it off, and spent about 10 hours together prepping, shooting, varnishing, cleaning up, and grabbing a long needed meal