Leonardo Bittencourt

Leonardo Bittencourt is a photographer, printer and publisher from Brazil working in platinum and palladium.
From: Itajaí SC, Brazil.
Shows: Platinum and palladiums.


Leonardo Bittencourt is a photographer, printer, publisher and owner of Studio Ritratto, where he carries out editorial work and portraits. His authorial work transits between the documentary and the artistic emphasizing themes related to its roots and its ideals. The coastline, the biomes and the way man relates to the natural environment are recurrent themes in his projects. Researcher and printer in classic printing processes, especially Platinum / Palladium printing (1873), and other techniques of the nineteenth century.

“I photograph with digital but I like to make my prints manually, create objects to materialize my ideas.”

Contact Leonardo Bittencourt

  • Email: contato (at) lebtt.com
  • Website
 
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