Lisa Elmaleh

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Location: Paw Paw, WV
Nationality: American
Biography: Lisa Elmaleh’s work is an exploration of rural America. Using a portable darkroom in the back of her truck, Elmaleh photographs using the nineteenth century wet plate collodion process. Elmaleh is a West Virginia based photographer and... read on
A Photographer's Daybook
lisa elmaleh
Dec 24, 2016
This summer, during the floods that ravaged West Virginia, The Oxford American sent me out on an assignment to photograph for Catherine Venable Moore's story The Book Of The Dead, an investigation into the Hawk's Nest Tunnel Disaster.

My daybook from that time is now online.  It includes a recounting of the days I spent in Fayette County, photographing for the story.  

A Photographer's Daybook by Lisa Elmaleh


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