Through An Antique Eye

Crew members of IndyCar Series driver Will Power push their car through Gasoline Alley prior to the 2013 Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This image was created using a vintage Crown Graphic 4×5 camera loaded with Kodak Tri-X 320 film.

No matter which one of my disciplines I’m working within on a given day, I’m always looking for new ways of challenging myself creatively. Whether I’m using parts I’ve removed from theatrical spotlights to cast sharp shadows of dancers on a wall, or building a view camera from scratch out of foam core and toy magnifying glasses, using components and materials for things they were never intended for – and making the result actually work – is quite satisfying.

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