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Peter Eleveld, Hydrangea

Peter Eleveld Hydrangea, 2019

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Informations about this artwork
  • Medium

    Photography : ambrotype

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    23.6 x 23.6 x 0 inch

  • Support

    Photography on fine art paper

  • Framing

    Not framed

  • Type

    Numbered and limited to 10 copies
    9 remaining copies

  • Authenticity

    Work sold with an invoice from the gallery
    and a certificate of authenticity

  • Signature

    Signed artwork

  • Offered by the gallery

    Professional art gallery
    Olst - Netherlands

  • About the artwork

    Artwork sold in perfect condition

    This ArtWork received the Highly Commended Prize in the Siena Creative Photo Awards 2020.

    Further it received a Honorable Mention in the VIENNA INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2020.

    My artworks are created through a very old photographic process named “Wet Plate Photography”, this process was invented around 1850. The process starts off with cutting glass (I use the sizes 5x7”, 7x7” and 8x10”), then the glass plate is covered with Collodion (a mix of gun cotton, alcohol and ether). The glass plate is now ready to go into the silverbath to make it sensitive for light. The plate is placed in an old wooden cassette and put into the camera, now you shoot your composition. After exposing, the glass plate gets developed, fixed and cleaned by water.

    After this old process, I scan the glass plate with a high-resolution professional scanner, and it’s ready to be printed on a substrate.

    It will be printed on Hahnemühle Bütten paper.

    The size for this Artwork is 60x60 cm, including a white border of 5 cm.
    From this "WetPlate" original there will only 10 prints available, further;
    10 in the size, 80x80 cm
    5 in the size, 100x100 cm
    1 in the size, 120x120 cm
    Please contact for prizes on large artworks.

    They are all numbered, signed and come with a Certificate of Authenticity.
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Peter Eleveld

Netherlands Born in: 1949
Translation in progress

Photography has always
been my great passion, mostly in working as a lecturer and for big companies (e.g.
Rijksmuseum, Amazon). I made a career in photography for many years, analogue
and digital. I came at a point where I couldn't feel the excitement and creativity
anymore and decided to leave
the corporate world in 2014 to
fulfill my lifelong ambition to work from my heart and soul, not in assignment
anymore. The opportunity came along to buy an old postoffice (in Olst, the
Netherlands). We converted the monument (1879) to a gallery, studio and a home.

I wanted to work with
my hands again (needed to feel the materials). I was always attracted to the
old wooden cameras and historic photographic processes. I bought a big 8"x8"
wooden camera and started experimenting with the wet plate collodion process.
With this I could go back to the basis of photography.

The wet plate process
is exciting and full of surprises. You only have one prepared wet plate and one
chance to get it right. Think ahead about composition, light, time and
aperture. It all comes together in one unique moment. This magic moment happens
sometimes and then a one-of-a-kind photo develops in front of your eyes!

It's soul satisfying to work with
this process. It gives meaning to the material I use; I can lose myself for
days in creating images. After developing, my collaboration with artisans,
trying out different techniques to choose the best way to print is a big part
of the creative process.  

My work has been featured in
national and international magazines, books and newspapers. 

List of Exhibitions and Awards,

Received 3 Honorable Mentions for my Wet Plate Photography in the 13th
Pollux Awards 2019.

One Artwork will be exhibited (and for sale) in the new FotoNostrum
Gallery in Barcelona.

The exhibition will run from October 7 to October 27, 2019

Received 2 Honorable Mentions in the International Minimalist
Photography Awards 2019 with my WetPlate Photography in the Fine Art Section.
One Artwork will be exhibited (and for sale) in an exclusive show at Silk Road
Gallery venue, one of the well-known galleries in Tehran (the Middle East).
Starting at July 19, 2019 

Received the 3rd Place in the International Zebra Black and White Awards
within the Fine Art Section. June, 2019

4x Nominee for my Wet Plate Photography, FAPA International Fine
Photography Awards April 2019

Finalist in the Siena International Photo Awards (Sipacontest), Siena
Italy, June, 2019

2 Wet Plate's have been awarded with an Honorable Mention (Section,
Professional/FineArt) in the 2018 International MonoChrome Photography Awards,
January 2019

My WetPlate image “The Egg House" is selected for the Analog
Forever's first online group exhibition. Oct. 2018 US.  Analog Forever Magazine

3 WetPlate's have been awarded with an Honorable Mention (Section,
Professional/FineArt/Still Live) in the 2018 International Photography Awards
(IPA Awards, New York) Oct. 2018

'Winner' in RangeFinder Fine Art photography competition, New York,
Aug. 2018

Featured at an exhibition in September at the Fujifilm Wandershop in New
York City

Honorable Mention for 4 Wet Plates in the category Fine Art from the
Monovisions Photography Awards 2018, London UK, Sept. 2018

ARTVITA Exhibition, Santa Barbara, CA, US. Runner-up with WetPlate
images, 2018

Honorable Mention Wet Plate Photo Composition 2018, Indianapolis, IN,
US. 2018

London, UK. April 15, 2018.

Part of a group exhibition “Wunderkammer" in Galerie Sensucht,
Rotterdam, the Netherlands. From April 11-May 26, 2018

Opening of my own Gallery and WetPlate studio, 't Olde Postkantoor in
Olst, the Netherlands, Oct. 2017

Interview and publication in magazine 'Dichterbij' from the RABO Bank in
the Netherlands, Dec. 2017

Honorable Mention for a series of 8 WetPlates in the category Fine Art
from the Monovisions Photography Awards 2017, London UK, Oct. 2017

Finalist in the Siena International Photo Awards (Sipacontest), Siena
Italy, Oct. 2017

Interview and publication in Regional News paper 'de Stentor' , the
Netherlands, Febr. 2017

Interview and publication in magazine 'Art Reveal", jan. 2017

Interview and publication in Regional News paper 'de Stentor', the
Netherlands, Sept. 2016

Part of a Group Exhibition, Analog Mania 2015, Romania, Nov. 2015

Group Exhibition and publication with Halation Magazine, Salvo Art
Project, USA, Oct. 2015

Solo Exhibition within the Revela-T Analogue Festival, Barcelona Spain,
June 2015,

TV interview with Spanish TV during the Analogue Festival.

When Analogue meets Digital, Solo Exhibition in Art Cafe SamSam,
Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, Sept/Oct 2014

Interview with James Scully from US Blogsite 'theWallbreakers', New York
USA, June 2014

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