Artists & Alchemists: A Film About the Revival of Old School Photography

Here’s an interesting trailer for Artists & Alchemists, a documentary film coming out later this year about the resurgence of 19th century chemical photography.

By following ten renowned photographers creating daguerreotypes, ferrotypes and wet plate collodion photographs, Artists & Alchemists documents the sacrifice and personal vision needed to revive these once forgotten art forms. […] Artists & Alchemists investigates photography’s origins, technological evolution, and illustrates the profound impact in today’s world.

They’ve also uploaded short portraits of the artists featured in the film over on YouTube.