Artist Documentary about wet plate collodion photography

Artist Documentary about Sonia

Meet Sonia Macak, Czech born photographer living just outside of Ballarat. In 2013 we spent a day together in her darkroom. Sadly, in 2016 Sonia’s life was affected by the bushfires but luckily no buildings were burnt down. In my film, Sonia reenacts the fascination with wet plate collodion photography, something quite magical in the era of post-photography, iPhones and iPads.

Artist Documentary produced for the Central Highlands Arts Atlas, with thanks to VicHealth, LEAP project, Ballarat Arts Alive and the City of Ballarat.

Filming and interview:  Aldona Kmiec
Editing by Rob Clark  –
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Special Thanks to Sonia Macak  –