Cooperative of Photography


A Whiff of Ether: Allan Barnes (NSFW)

09.07.2015

California-based photographer Allan Barnes creates ambrotypes using a 165-year-old technique. The processes combines raw cotton, ether and silver nitrate. This series of ethereal images were produced in collaboration with body painter Michael Rosner of Eye Level Studio.

“Sometimes I work with stained glass, which gives the shadow areas a tone that reflects the color of the glass, usually red or blue…” says Allan.

Enjoy a selection of Allan’s work below:

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Written by Rowynn Dumont


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