FILM: Marubi – Shockingly fresh photos from 1860s Albania

  fotografia-na-swiecie-albania-marubiThese portraits were beautifully shot by the Albania’s first photographer, Pjetër Marubi who set up business in 1858.

Kostum_gruaje_qutetare_katolike_shkodre_G.Marubi1937Using the wet plate collodian process, the subject had to keep still for the 6 seconds it took to expose the film. But in some of these photographs you can see movement – making them all the more human and engaging – capturing a split second forever so beautifully.

SHALA young insurgents btw 1900 and 1915


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