Paige uses wet collodion tintype photography to capture a staged fictional world, literally. Using a 19th century large format studio camera she photographs genuine found objects from the 1800s or earlier.
Due to the nature of the wet-collodion process, duplicates or copies of the images cannot be made. Every tintype is a singular work of art. For more information on purchasing a piece of artwork please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This series offers a window into daily life from a past generation. Each scene is staged with artifacts to tell the story of different people, and the lives they lived.
"The Traveler," 8" x 10" tintype, 2018.
This series illustrates how the objects people use become artifacts that remain, while the people that own them come and go like memories. A double exposure technique is used to create the ghost-like images in the "Memories" series.
"In the End We All Become Stories," 8" x 10" tintype, 2018.