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Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

Wet Plate Talk and on location shooting at Fomo Graz

Fomo Graz stands for Fotomonat Graz and translates to month of photography in Graz. The Fomo team invited me to do a talk and also shoot collodion wet plate portraits on location there. Thanks a lot for the invite it was such a great event and also thanks a lot to https://www.atelierjungwirth.com for letting me use your location to work on my portraits there. We had a blast, so many interested people during my talk. I really enjoyed explaining my favourite process to you guys. Also the wet plate portrait shoot was great, so many people wanted their portrait done. I think I shot 22 portraits on that day. Check out the video underneath for more impressions from this event. You an enjoy the video on a 4K screen with HDR support!

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    Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

    My Wet Plate on the Cover of an International Magazine



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    Mein Kollodium Nassplattenporträt von Gabriel Baharlia wurde jetzt auch als Titelseite beim internationalen Silvergrain Classics Magazin veröffentlicht. Ich denke ihr könnt euch vorstellen wie sehr ich mich darüber freue.



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    My collodion wet plate of Gabriel Baharlia was now published as cover image at Silvergrain Classics Magazine. I guess you can imagine how happy I am.



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    Friday, December 10th, 2010

    Mosconi Cup first day to the advantage of USA

    The long awaited first session of the Mosconi Cup has been played today.

     

     

    Surely the Europe`s advantage in fan base was well heard throughout the crowd…. The venue was nearly sold out, only few seats remained empty.

     

     

    Tournament started by a match with all members of both teams, one taking a turn after another’s each shot. Somewhat nervous start has been witnessed, and it seems most players were out of rythm… Europe took 2:0 lead, maintained their lead until 4:2 but then USA was the first one on the hill at 5:4. It seems like the USA will take the first point away from Europe, until Dennis Hatch overdrawn a cueball behind the nine, and a kick at the 8ball was necessary. The kick did not result in safety and Europe snatched this game to bring the match to hill – hill. Last game is taken by Europe, thus marking a first point on their scoresheet.

     

     

    For the second match, the doubles, were selected Dennis Hatch with Rodney Morriss for the USA team and Van Den Berg and Ralf Souquet for Europe. Europe was having a hard time until trailing 0:5 behind USA, but then came back to 4:5. Next game USA made a closure to this match with a 6:4 win.

     

     

    Now leveled at 1:1, first match of singles came into play with Mika Immonen representing Europe and Corey Deuel representing USA. Match started well for Mika as he gained a 3:0 lead. Corey answers with a come back to 3:3. Next game is taken by Mika. Corey takes the next two games to be on the hill. Last game Corey plays a very good safe on two ball, Mika opts to play intentional faul and hooks the three ball with the eight. Corey takes ball in hand and pots a very tough two nine combination for a 6:4

     

     

    USA will have slightly lighter sleep tonight with 2:1 lead… But the pressure is on and the crowd will be heard……

     

     

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