At first glance, the photos above might seem like products of a dark room disaster, but they’re actually modern-day daguerreotypes. Instead of flexible negatives you think of with film, daguerreotypes use silver plated copper.
Tessa Traeger was given a treasure trove of old-fashioned camera equipment when a family member passed away. Instead of moving it to another attic, she decided to try her hand at the difficult technique.
Photographer Breathes Life Into 19th Century Daguerreotypes
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