A whole group of us went to Helsingborg to see the Sally Mann exhibit.
They had the "whole enchilada" on display - including the pictures from "What Remains" (and even the slightly infamous "Three Graces".
It was very interesting to see the change of technique from the rather straight (modern film, perfect lenses) in "Immediate Family" to the wet-collodion pictures with long exposure and sometimes seriously flawed lenses in the
In fact even if I sell some of my owrk on ebay this last 16 months I've just take care of my 2 years old son Basile . We have a lot of fun read hundreds of books, played hundred of games, make hundred cakes, painting, photo, cyanotype, and listen to thousand s of LP and CD of Rub and dub ( just to keep it real and cool).
But now serious thing come back He will go to school and let me some time to print in day time. these last year I use to work between 10PM till 3
well, I finally made my wet plate holder. I have a home-brew holder made from an 8x10 film holder- I got out the Dremel and cut the hole in the septum for the plate, glued in my corner supports, and made a pressure plate that can go between the darkslide and the aluminum plate with the emulsion on it.
If you are endeavoring to make your own out of an old film holder, here's a hot tip- DON'T use a really old film holder - it may have a double septum of thin sheets of aluminum, which
Slide #32 - The Larch.
But I digress.
Today I assembled the plastic box for my smaller silver bath. All the pieces had been cut to proper size but one, the bottom, when I ordered it. Fortunately, I had a fair bit of leftover from the whole sheet, so I was able to cut a replacement. Don't let the acrylic salespeople fool you- cutting to size is not as simple as scoring a line and snapping off the excess. Fortunately, I had bought a saw attachment for my Dremel motor
One old building at the local hospital will be demolished shortly and the clinics that currently reside there are moving to a newly built complex.
The camera clug got a call from the hospital asking if we were willing to document the old eye clinic. Premises, people, possibly patients. The hospital pays for all and they want it in B&W.
Could be a lot of fun.