Artist Uses Vintage Tintype Camera to Capture Hollywood Star’s Glamor

In a phenomenal blend of historical and modern photo techniques, New York-based photographer Victoria Will has created a series of extraordinary vintage portraits of actors and other celebrities that she took at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in Utah.

Thespians at the famous indie film festival lined up to have their photos taken with the tintype method, which was used in the second half of the 19th century and involves developing photos with chemicals by hand in 8 or less minutes after being shot.

I have to use an incredible amount of light,” Wills explained in a video about the photoshoot. “Most daguerrotypes and tintypes that you’ve seen historically were daylight and people were sitting still 6, 8, 15 minutes, and I obviously don’t have that kind of time.” She used so much light in her photoshoot that each photo took only a fraction of a second!

Take a look at her stunning work…

1. Patrick Wilson

 

2. Vincent Cassel

 

3. James Franco

 

4. James Marsden

 

5. Kristen Wiig

 

6. Spike Lee

 

7. Chloe Rose

 

8. Jack Black

 

9. Slash

 

10. Hugo Weaving

 

11. Lena Dunham

 

12. Bob Odenkirk

 

13. Kevin Bacon

 

14. Leslie Bibb

 

15. Jason Segel

 

16. Lisa Kudrow

 

17. Jason Momoa

 

18. Ewan McGregor

 

19. Jason Schwartzman

 

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