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Louis Vuitton does 19th century wet-plate photography

Who says luxury leather goods and vintage photography do not go together? The high-end French leather & fashion goods manufacturer has recently launched their new campaign entitled Double Exposure. As can be viewed in the video  below, photographer Tom Craig  uses the 19th century ‘wet plate’ photographic process to capture a series of intimate and ethereal portraits of Sam Taylor-Wood.

Patience is very much the virtue as Taylor-Wood had to pose for up to 12 seconds in some of the shots. In the video, she also  shares with us some of her most treasured possessions, amongst them her trusted Leica M7 .....

 

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