This “real-rendition” was inspired by “wet-plate collodion”, a very old process developed in the mid 1800s using wooden cameras to create an image on a glass medium. I appreciate the unexpectedly piercing sharpness of a still antique look, in spite of the muted tones, satiny textures and bold imperfections.

This “real-rendition” was inspired by “wet-plate collodion”, a very old process developed in the mid 1800s using wooden cameras to create an image on a glass medium. I appreciate the unexpectedly piercing sharpness of a still antique look, in spite of the muted tones, satiny textures and bold imperfections.

plethora” the unruly glut – is dedicated to being a beginner. these images; my first attempts with my lowly pentax k5, were all pulled from flickr because I think it more fitting to tell my own story in my own space even if there isn’t one. BigRespek! to all the people who share their knowledge of photography on the net.

papa's hand

papa’s hand

here comes the sun

here comes the sun

hold my hand

hold my hand

insistent

insistent

meeting quentin

meeting quentin

minority blues

minority blues

love, bewilderment, joy, innocence, indifference, imagination, and the rest

love, bewilderment, joy, innocence, indifference, imagination, and the rest

catcher in the cherry blossoms

catcher in the cherry blossoms

gratitude

gratitude

corner bar

corner bar

blue on brown

blue on brown

pink on grey

pink on grey

lookalike

lookalike

devil's tit

devil’s tit

feel this

feel this

progress

progress

machine

machine

x-berg 61

x-berg 61

being a beginner

speedy

devils balcony

devils balcony

just a game

just a game

feel this

feel this

brown on blue

brown on blue

swiss reasons

swiss reasons

wasp

wasp

old glory

old glory

follow me

follow me

isolation

isolation

rough rider

rough rider

way to work

way to work

any given sunday

any given sunday

multi multi

multi multi

red

red

dutty swan

dutty swan

pink

pink

look at me

look at me

blur

blur

bubbles of light

bubbles of light

try at the moon

try at the moon

papa's foot

papa’s foot