Honorable Mention TOKYO-2020 Architecture / Cityscapes

Man-Made Objects Towering High to Man-Made Heaven.

  • Photographer
    Yugo Ito
  • Agency / Studio
    Ito Photo Studio
  • Technical Info
    Handmade Dry Collodion Process, 4x5inch Tintype
  • Photo Date
    28th Aug, 2017

Three systematic man-made objects. As if it towers high to heaven. What kind of mercy would it provide in the end? Handmade Dry Plate Collodion Process, 4x5inch, 28th Aug 2017

He grew up as the 4th generation of a family-owned photo studio. He has mainly taken Daguerreotype, Wet plate collodion process and Dry plate collodion process photographs for his customers with his hand-made large format camera. But, since 2019, he has started to build a huge portable darkroom camera in Giroux Daguerreotype camera style in the photo studio. Customers can get inside the darkroom camera and also witness how their photo that this darkroom camera takes is developed with a photographer. He has also got interviewed for Asahi Newspaper and Kyodo News about the darkroom camera.