Ted Preuss

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Ted Preuss
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Ted Preuss
Born Theodore H. Preuss
(1962-02-05) February 5, 1962 (age 52)
Aurora, Colorado, U.S.
Nationality American
Education Self-taught
Known for Photography

Ted Preuss is an American photographer who lives in Chicago, Illinois, best known for his black-and-white photographs and alternative processes which include platinum printing and wet plate collodion tintypes. Preuss photographic work range from nude studies to still life.

Life and career[edit]

Ted Preuss got his first camera in 1969 and became fascinated with the medium. After high school, he began working as a commercial photographer assistant in Denver, Colorado.[1]

In 1982, Preuss started his career as an architectural photographer in Boston and San Francisco which lasted over a decade. 1996 he decided to take a break from architectural photography and explored the world of furniture design in Chicago, Illinois.[2]

Preuss primarily works with vintage large format film cameras, several of which are over 100 years old.[3]

Publications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shannon Gallagher, “Featured Artist: Ted Preuss Portraiture and Figurative Works” ZIA Gallery, Feb. 11, 2013. [1]
  2. ^ Bryan S. Smith, "Photographer Ted Preuss", Orange County’s Best Magazine, November 2007, p 17-23
  3. ^ Shannon Gallagher, “Featured Artist: Ted Preuss Portraiture and Figurative Works” ZIA Gallery, Feb. 11, 2013. [2]

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