Tintypes are way too cool

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Photographer Victoria Will is photographing actors at Sundance using the now ancient method of tintype.

Above was one of my favorites of Elle Fanning. But they’re all worth a look.

For an explanation of tintypes, go here.

Via Kottke

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2 Responses to Tintypes are way too cool

  1. Awesome, love old processes. Although they are probably pretty chemical-heavy/toxic. I saw a show of modern cyanotypes in Boston a few years ago. Love em.

  2. Jeremy says:

    Yeah, but don’t you think the destruction of the earth is okay if these kinds of things are created?
    :)

    I kid. They are pretty damn cool though.

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