Video: Wet Plate Photographer Giles Clement

In Portland, Oregon, Giles Clement practices the antique craft of wet plate photography. Although he has spent most of his career working with digital cameras, these days he’s been enjoying the messy wonder of his wet plate process.

The antique process help’s Clement’s photography stick out alongside the many different types of modern digital photography. Wet plate photos require a high level of expertise on the part of the photographer but can yield dramatic results.

A short but interesting video on wet plate photographer Giles Clement.