Photography has always been Peter Eleveld’s passion. Some time ago, Peter couldn’t feel the excitement and creativity anymore and decided to leave the corporate world behind.
He was always attracted to old camera’s and historic photographic processes and started working with the Wet Plate collodion process. With this, Peter could go back to the essence of photography. One plate, one chance; composition, light, time, aperture, the right chemicals, it all comes together in one unique magic moment!
Interview with Peter Eleveld; published in our print edition #18
Dodho Magazine had the chance to interview Peter Eleveld about his exquisite series Objects in Wet Plate. We get to know more about his process of work, and he kindly gives us some advice in case we were interested in trying the Wet Plate process. [Read More…]
Objects in wet plate by Peter Eleveld
The artworks are just objects out of daily live, such as glassware, fruit and nature. I notice them and create an image in my head. This happens during the day or I create when I am sleeping. In the morning I grab my iPad and sketch them out. Then I will try to re-create them in a studio set-up. With the Wet Plate process I turn those ordinary items into extra ordinary images. [Info More…]
“Wet plate photography, there is something soul satisfying working with the wetplate process. It gives meaning to the material I am using; I can lose myself for days in creating new images.”
– Peter Eleveld –