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Love the pictures and the concept of a inviting community gallery.
These beautiful captures are printed on handmade tile-like tintypes by a small studio and gallery in San Francisco. Made by coating a tile with an exposure sensivtive chemical and used in place of traditional film. These are effectively the negetive directly converted into the final product through a modified darkroom process.
Michael Shindler owns the portrait studio and started this ongoing project about 5 years ago. He describes galleries as space often perceived as uninviting and daunting to some. He wanted his space to be different. By running the gallery as a retail space selling lomopraphy paraphernalia he found people were more likely to feel comfortable enough to stroll in and investigate. Around 3500 people have had their picture taken by Michael over the past year.
The portraits are all unique objects that cannot be reproduced in turn adding an emotional value lost in the digital age. The images featured are scanned copies of the final…
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