Alex Timmermans, Photographer, Netherlands
” I lost my soul to this beautiful process “
Alex Timmermans, photographer, Netherlands
Photography has progressed into a myriad of processes and genres but there are still some people who passionately create imagery using the traditional tools that started it all. The Dutch photographer Alex Timmermans is one of them.
Alex Timmermans has been working with wet plate photography for the last 7 years. His work has received international attention with shows and publications in many venues. His storytelling series is especially noteworthy for both its humor and its painstaking composition.
During the summer of 2008 he started his search for more information about a mysterious photographic process. At that time it was practiced by only a handful of photographers all over the world. He went back in time – about a hundred and sixty years – to one of the most magic forms of photography: ‘Wet plate photography’…
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