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Friday, February 7, 2014

Stunning Large Format Tintype Portraits of the Stars at Sundance ~ by Victoria Will

Portrait photographer Victoria Will brought along her large format tintype camera to Sundance to capture celebrities' sometimes melancholy and always expressive faces. The Tintype process was popular in the 1860's and has grown in popularity amongst many current fine art portrait photographers.

Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Mark Ruffalo.

Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers

Jason Schwartzman.

Anna Kendrick.

Dane Dehaan. ( The Place Beyond the Pines )

Elle Fanning.

Elijah Wood.

Anne Hathaway.

Michael Shannon.

Kristen Stewart.

William H. Macy.

Brit Marling.

Jesse Eisenberg.

Scott McNairy. (12 Years a Slave)

Elizabeth Banks.

Sam Rockwell.

Photographer Anton Corbijn.

Jacob Lofland.

Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Emmanuelle Chriqui.

Glenn Close.

Don Jonson.

Diane Kruger and Britt Marling.

Bill Hader.

Rachel McAdams and Willem Dafoe.

Sam Shepard.

Astrid Berges-Frisbey. (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides )

Tim Daly

Steve Coogan.

Billy Crudup.

Boyd Holbrook.

Jason Momoa. (Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones)

Katie Couric.

Marisa Tomei.

Nick Cave.

Michael Pitt.

That dude from 30 Rock ( aka Jack McBrayer.)

Elle Fanning and Glenn Close.

Diane Kruger.

Kurt Russell.

Michael C. Hall.

Making a Tintype photograph:


  1. That's really impressive :) These portraits look amazing :)


  2. Beautiful imagery. Simply stunning.

  3. love love love this kind of work! Wonderful images and nothing is still better than analogue photography!!! I`m so happy that I was able to learn this from my teacher.
    It`s so good to see this works! Thanks

  4. Amazing and fantastic photographs. I had seen some of them, but you brought a large celebrities collection. Thanks.

    Philip Seymour Hoffman... What a shame.

  5. Even I'd look interesting in one of these.

  6. Beautiful images and an amazing photographic process