Street photographer Boogie has spent years shedding light on the world’s darkest corners, taking unflinching portraits of druglords, criminals, and post-war landscapes. In a new project, he turns his attention to Belgrade Zoo – a skate crew who capture th
reveals somewhat how his massive camera works and the complicated chemistry that goes on to make the pictures happen. A cool little video that shows off Boogie’s process. The Tom Waits soundtrack and mad scientist vibe fits him too
Photographer Boogie says of his recent project, “I’ve recently started experimenting with wet plate collodion process. It was really amazing to feel like an alchemist, connected to past times, mixing chemicals and pouring plates in my tiny dirty basement. There is dust and dirt everywhere and temperature varies, so the results are unpredictable.
Boogie hurried past me, chasing a butterfly. He waved his camera ahead of him as he attempted to catch a picture of it in flight. His shutter clicked ferociously as he focused on his mission with the glee of a child. For Boogie, a Serbian photographer, the streets of the world are his playground.