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Author: Sandy Maxx

Video: The chemistry and creative process of wet-plate photography

“The Arts Page” profiled a local photographer who rediscovered an abandoned art for taking photos. The award winning Milwaukee PBS show hosted by Sandy Maxx did an interview with Margaret Muza, who has gained national attention for using film using techniques from the mid-1800s. Sandy Maxx shared her insight and reflections from the experience of producing that episode. A stark image can warm hearts. And bring people together. Capturing a moment in time. The tintype photography process is a big contrast to how we use digital photography in our daily lives. All the adjustments and proper placements to set...

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