Archive for April, 2009

Man Jewellery

April 22, 2009

Leica IIIf RD ST In Grey Griptac

Leica IIIf RD ST In Grey Griptac


Last weekend, I found a 1950-ties Leica IIIf Red Dial Self Timer in a store in Münster for a good price. Functions seemed ok, the collapsible f/3.5 5 cm Elmar is coated and hasn’t a single scratch. And if it’s a russian imitation, it’s good one …
Still, all was not well. (more…)

The Path To Pt/Pd-Prints Is (Yellow-) Green

April 12, 2009

A Digital Negative For Pt/Pd Printing

A Digital Negative For Pt/Pd Printing


In preparation for Arles, I’m printing a project in platinum-palladium. This morning, on a whim, I tried printing out a digital negative according to recommendations from members of the alternative photographic processes mailing list. The yellow-green color is intentional, these inkjet pigments are said to absorb the most UV. (more…)

Going To Arles

April 5, 2009

A Young Stag

A Young Stag


These days, holiday plans have been made and it’s become clear: my son and I will be going to the 40-èmes Rencontres d’Arles in July. We’ve been there last year and were totally stoked by the athmosphere, the city, the exhibitions and the portfolio reviews. Below is one Pt/Pd print I’ll be showing at this year’s reviews:
From Pattern Recognition

From Pattern Recognition



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