Giles Clement, wet plate photography
Clip: Season 14 Episode 1426 | 4m 50s
In Portland, Giles Clement practices the antique craft of wet plate photography. He loves the room for error and the chance for failure. Giles spent most of his career working with digital cameras, but these days he loves the messy wonder of his wet plate process. Each print is a chance to try again for perfection.
Aired: 05/23/13Video has closed captioning.
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