Tribute to Gustave Le Gray

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Sailing with a darkroom

The Norwegian vessel SJ Caroline of Sandnes was built in 1885. The captain’s portrait taken during the trip in ambrotype way. The darkroom’s construction was based on aluminium case and gave strange look… Continue reading

Sailing twins

Swedish Gratitude with her sister.

The Swedish Ship Götheborg

Some old ladies could remember the time before the photography was invented, Althought the ship is a replica Götheborg is the largest operational wooden sailing vessel.  Her rigging is amazing ang gives an… Continue reading

Tall Ships Races, Riga on digital

some backstage photos documenting working with old cameras during meeting of sailing ships  in Riga. My co-photographer Emil, beautiful wooden camera made by himself. Emil with Mentor 13x18cm camera Our full team: Emil,… Continue reading

National Geographic publication

I am really proud to inform that photographs from my project: “1863” were published in the July issue of National Geographic (polish edition) in reportage category.

New project – new darkroom (1) the box

I’ve started project “Tall Ships Races” on wet collodion, which incudes the sailing with my camera on the  board the Norwegian vessel SJ Caroline of Sandnes, built in 1885. One of the challenges… Continue reading

carte de visite family workshop Vol. II

        Next part of a workshop adressed to families, which members posed for wet plate photographs, developed and printing negatives, and finally framing them in carte de visite style, using… Continue reading

Historical framing (2)

There is a set of portraits of members of  historical reconstruction groups focused on 1863 period.

carte de visite family workshop

As a part of exhibition: ‘1863 project’ I prepared a workshop adressed to families, which members posed for wet plate photographs, developed and printing negatives, and finally framing them in carte de visite… Continue reading