Let’s create together some art for your wall!
We’ll meet, talk and shoot together portraits on film.
I do every single step of the process myself, so I have absolute creative control over the photos you’ll receive.
The traditional darkroom technique delivers archival quality black and white prints, which means the photographs will last at least a few generations. Every photograph is enlarged on paper from the film negative and is original made by hand. The process of creating one photograph takes about 1 hour of developing the films and about 2 hours of enlarging the actual print.
I do two types of prints at the moment.
For the classic print I use Ilford’s top quality fibre based matt papers which are incredibly beautiful, thick and give nice matt blacks which I love. I use Ilford’s dedicated chemicals and process to achieve the print quality of their highest standards.
The second type is an artistic print which goes even a few steps further. I use a handmade watercolor paper from Velke Losiny, Czech paper mill which has been producing top quality papers continuously since 16th century! I coat their paper with a photo emulsion from another Czech company Foma using brush and then the process is the same as with the classical print. This method gives the photograph a look of painting and also allows me to print some pretty large sizes.
Actually, I don’t stop here as I’m learning some more techniques. But now let’s focus on your portraits!
My eyes were there, my mind was there with them. Not on the screen of my camera.