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Mastering Tintype in the 21st Century with Giles Clement
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“It’s my creative outlet, my means of communication and, thankfully, a way of paying rent,” says 34-year-old photographer Giles Clement (@gilesclement). “Even after shooting full time for 16 years, I still get a little kick of adrenaline each time I make a good image.” The Nashville, Tennessee, native specializes in tintype photography — one of the earliest (and most complicated) photo processes made popular in the 1860s. “Each image takes 10 minutes to make, a bunch of equipment and a huge amount of light,” Giles says. The limitations of tintype — and its sister process ambrotype — might deter some, but Giles embraces its challenges: “All of my gear is old and well used, my lenses have scratches and my cameras are missing a screw or two, but all of this makes for images that are slightly imperfect — just the way I like them.” #CameraDay
Found this quiet, little used bookshop while walking through the city yesterday. It was like something out of a movie, seriously; every single available surface was covered in books. And the SMELL of the place- in short, it was heaven. ❤️