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Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize Announce Shortlist

The New York-based photographer Joni Sternbach is nominated for a ‘tintype’ portrait of a couple called Thea Adler and Maxwell Schultz, from a series called Surfland, created with the Victorian photography process wet plate collodion. Sternbach is a visiting artist at the Cooper Union art school and a faculty member at the International Center of Photography and the Penumbra Foundation, where she teaches courses the wet plate collodion process “Sternbach uses early photographic processes to create contemporary landscapes and environmental portraits and her work centres on man’s relationship to water,” Taylor Wessing said in a statement. “Her long-term projects involve the pursuit and understanding of the Western landscape and the series Surfland, which features tintype portraits of surfers.” 16.02.20 #1 Thea+Maxwell (Thea Adler and Maxwell Schultz) was taken in February 2016 at Davenport Landing, Santa Cruz, California, USA. Sternbach says: “This is the first image I made in February when I was invited to give a talk and book signing in Santa Cruz. My hosts and I planned a shooting day prior to the event and they arranged for several …


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