Polish photographer Emil Stankiewicz crafted this amazing Talbotype camera by hand. It is called Idlozi – the word comes from Africa and it means a window to your heritage soul. (yea, some stuff is better left in its native language).
Aside from the camera itself being 100% homemade, it uses homemade photographic paper (see the movies below)
One formula that Emil uses produces a negative paper, which Emil re-exposes on a new paper to get a positive, and other formula allow Emil to press the photos into thick paper producing stunning antique looking photos.[Read More…]