Michael Massaia is one of an ever-shrinking group of photographers who still strictly use old-school methods. In our modern, digital, quick-fix world, it’s refreshing to come across a photographer with a honed process and an abundance of patience and skill.
For Afterlife, Michael used 11″x14″, 8″x10″ and 4″x5″ view cameras coupled with traditional black and white film… More
For Chinatown Nights, Michael used 11″x14″, 8″x10″ and 4″x5″ view cameras coupled with traditional black and white film to capture the highest possible resolution and dynamic range. After the image has been captured and the film developed, Michael hand-makes Platinum/Palladium prints utilizing a unique damp processing technique he developed. More
Acrylic on Flesh – Yes, these are living, breathing humans, stunningly painted and composed to look like portraits. More
The first time my eyes fell upon an Alyssa Monks painting, I thought I was looking at a photograph. Monks’ skill with the brush is clearly evident in this series of beautifully rendered flesh, steam, water and glass… More