jody ake

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Jody Ake uses a historic photographic technique called wet collodion process.

 

From his website :

“Invented in 1851, the method entails coating a glass plate with collodion
and exposing the plate while it is still wet. The end result are ambrotypes,
appearing on glass in the form of a negative until backed by
black velvet, thus rendering the positive image.”

 

I think these are stunning. I am happy to see people keeping these historic techniques alive in the age of digital. What do you think?

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One thought on “jody ake

  1. Wow these are gorgeous. It makes the eyes jump out. My favorites are the 1st one. When I first saw that I was kind of shocked–a vintage, very slick, mohawk! And the last one of the girl. Great find!

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