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Pink flowers
Ghastly Ladies
The famous Lady Havana
A Pop of Color
She's Like Texas
Never Ending
Prehistoric Land
Green Land
Stilt fisherman at the Weligama beach
Backyard Beauty
A quiet place found in the Apuseni Mountains
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A pegion
Sharpnose puffer in shell
A water crossing during Kashmir Great Lake Trek.
Bady, Bagan's smoking man
London's golden hour
A very personal moment
Padaung woman
Spring Chickadee
Young monks playing
The Impassable
Beduin with his sheeps in desert
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
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This tintype was taken and made to be apart of a series I am currently working on. I am photographing family, friends, and loved ones with visual undertones of religion. My relationship with religion is complex and has very much diminished over the past years. But being raised with a Catholic background has planted the church’s imagery deep into my mind. I photograph these people because they are whom I hold my faith in. I believe the intimacy of the wet plate process shows the love I have for these individuals. This process feels like a religious practice to me.

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Budd Lake, New Jersey, United States of America
Member since 2018
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Date Taken: 04.2018
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Date Uploaded: May 7, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
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