“Without You”, with Natalie Tokach, black glass ambrotypes in the historic wet plate collodion process of silver on glass. Natalie last visited my studio nearly four years ago when she was 14. I promised her a plate to celebrate her recent graduation. Her Mother Jamie Petersen has been a friend of my studio from the beginning of my creative journey.
Carl Zeiss Tessar 300mm lens, f4.5, 9 seconds of exposure, all natural light through North facing studio windows at Nostalgic Glass Wet Plate Studio, Bismarck, North Dakota.
Nostalgic Glass Wet Plate Studio was founded on October 4th, 2012 by Shane Balkowitsch.