VOLUME II, ISSUE #1

Wet-plate photography revolutionized war reporting and personal memories in the 19th century, but the old methods have seen a recent resurgence led by a variety of photographers. 


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THE ANALOG WAR

BRAD RHINES

The Civil War accelerated the use of new wet-plate photography methods. The Metropolitan Museum of Art's traveling Photography of the American Civil War exhibit brings its varied collection of personal and official photography objects to New Orleans.

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TINTYPE REVIVAL

RYAN SPARKS

A look at new work in an old practice

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TINTYPES FOREVER: BRUCE SCHULTZ

BRAD RHINES

The Louisiana photographer constantly experiments with the wet-plate process, taking on Civil War reenactors, musicians, landscapes, and conceptual art

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THE NEW PROPRIETORS

RYAN SPARKS

New studios focused on wet plate methods are hanging their shingles. We talk with two owners in Austin and Atlanta about their process, authenticity, and living life in both the analog and digital worlds.

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