" More than a 150 years ago, photographers traveled from town to town with a photographic van documenting communities. I am doing a modern version of the same, by capturing the spirit of the Los Angeles Lithuanian community at St. Casimir’s Parish using the civil war era wet plate collodion process. This project started in January of 2012 and is being shot over a one-year period using my antique, 8”x10”, Kodak 2D large format camera. The images start as glass plate negatives from which I make contact prints using various alternative processes as well as traditional gelatin silver prints.
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