Photographer Modified Photographic Film Using Household Chemicals To Create Awesome Results

  • Posted on: 30 June 2014
  • By: gordon

Photographer Matthew Cetta creates incredible images using photographic film modified with household chemicals.

Photogenic Alchemy is an exercise in controlled chaos and a study in the science of art. By breaking down silver salts and celluloid to it’s elemental form, I’ve created a dark and gritty apocalyptic world. It is a world that seems to be dissolving right before our eyes. Toxic and fascinating, each new roll of film left me intrigued. I couldn’t wait to try the next substance on my ever increasing list.




Ginger Juice







For more information about Matthew Cetta and his film photography experiments visit his website and follow him on twitter.

Film Kickstarter

If you are interested in purchasing some of Mathew's unique emulsions he is currently promoting a kickstarter that would allow him to produce and distribute his emulsions.