The White Album - The Quiet Strum

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My good friends in Danish band The White Album just released their full-length album, The Quiet Strum.

Handsome guys, making very beautiful music. 

I've had the pleasure of doing all the images as tintypes, just as I did with their two singles. The cover and back images are triple exposures, the idea being that they look very much alike, so why not just merge them all together? All done in-camera on two single aluminum plate. Talk about stress. 


Here's a song from the new album, which can be found here.

Tønder Festival Tintypes

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Never in my life have I seen so many fiddles. 

I recently came back from Tønder Festival, 2014 where I had the pleasure of doing a bunch of wet plate tintypes throughout the festival. Nice to do something just for the fun of it. 

The following is a mix of images of musicians, volunteers and whatever else made it's way past my little studio.

Sarah Lee Guthrie , tintype, 8x10.

Sarah Lee Guthrie, tintype, 8x10.

The Lone Bellow , tintype, 8x10.

The Lone Bellow, tintype, 8x10.

Alfie Hudson-Taylor , tintype, 8x10.

Alfie Hudson-Taylor, tintype, 8x10.

Hudson-Taylor , tintype, 8x10.

Hudson-Taylor, tintype, 8x10.

Andy Washington , tintype, 8x10.

Andy Washington, tintype, 8x10.

Hanne , tintype, 8x10.

Hanne, tintype, 8x10.

Angelica Maria Baca , tintype, 8x10.

Angelica Maria Baca, tintype, 8x10.

Anneline Friis Østergaard , tintype, 8x10.

Anneline Friis Østergaard, tintype, 8x10.

Cedric Watson , tintype, 8x10.

Cedric Watson, tintype, 8x10.

Charlie Muench , tintype, 8x10.

Charlie Muench, tintype, 8x10.

Dustin Welch , tintype, 8x10.

Dustin Welch, tintype, 8x10.

John Fullbright , tintype, 8x10.

John Fullbright, tintype, 8x10.

Jørn Jessen , tintype, 8x10.

Jørn Jessen, tintype, 8x10.

Ailie Robertson, tintype, 8x10.

Ailie Robertson, tintype, 8x10.

Kendel Carson , tintype, 8x10.

Kendel Carson, tintype, 8x10.

Kevin Welch , tintype, 8x10.

Kevin Welch, tintype, 8x10.

Maimi Mirbach , tintype, 8x10.

Maimi Mirbach, tintype, 8x10.

Poul Krebs , tintype, 8x10.

Poul Krebs, tintype, 8x10.

The Stray Birds , tintype, 8x10.

The Stray Birds, tintype, 8x10.

Shehab Illyas , tintype, 8x10.

Shehab Illyas, tintype, 8x10.

Signe Svendsen , tintype, 8x10.

Signe Svendsen, tintype, 8x10.

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Another Cover

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I used to play in a band with a bunch of good friends. This is back when Pearl Jam ruled the charts and we all had hair down to our asses.

I haven't played much in a long time, but luckily some of the guys proved a little more tenacious and vastly more talented.  

Recently, I packed my car full of camera equipment and chemicals and headed to a small road outside the town of Fredericia to do some cover work for Claus Arvad. He formed a band called The White Album with Fredrik Vedersø and Jakob Eilsø and they just released their first single, titled Another, from an upcoming album. 

 They liked the result and kept the cover real simple. This is what it ended up looking like. 

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The song can be found on your favorite streaming service or on iTunes. 

Here's a few snaps from the shoot.  




And here's the video. 

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Family Time

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A few more plates from my recent session on Mols.

Also note that I'm giving an introduction to the wet plate process at 16tyve in Copenhagen on the 15th of April, at 19.00. More info here.

Anker sitting somewhat still for a second.

Sigrid and Anker.

Sigrid and Dagmar, not sitting completely still.

Behind the scenes snap by my father-in-law, Flemming.