The Robin Rice Gallery presents Mark & Kristen Sink's second photography exhibition. Taking in Mark and Kristen Sink's photographs in all their patinated glory, with faces blurred and eyes sharpened, crinkled petals and languid limbs, their subjects appear to be plucked from a Victorian-era fairytale. And in execution, to a degree, they were. In order to achieve their vintage quality, the husband and wife team employed one of the oldest techniques in photographic history—the collodion wet plate process, a laborious method whereby the irregularities of human error render each piece a one-of-a-kind thing of beauty. Inside the gallery, the collected beauty define the couple's dreamlike style.
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