About the Book
The digital scans to produce this book were obtained through readily available public online websites. There have been no changes, cropping or modifications to any of these scans in an effort to preserve their integrity. The images in this book are exactly how Ed shared them with the world.
The sale of this book is “AT COST” and no income is being generated in any form.
The sole purpose of this book is to share and preserve the works of our friend.
We miss you Ed.
Features & Details
Michael Edward “Ed” Ross was born on October 27, 1965, in Ukiah, California and died on July 30, 2016. He was an American wet-plate tintype photographer. He had focus was primarily on nude portraits and landscape photography. He grew up in Davis, California and attended Jesuit High School, UC San Diego, the London School of Economics, and the UC Hastings School of Law. Ed Ross had been taking photographs for 27 years, and during the past eight years he used wet plate photography for his work. Ross worked with both a half-plate box style and bellows-style camera and made use of period lenses from the 1800s for an aesthetic that was altogether authentic and transformative. He was killed in a motorcycle accident on a mountain road near Yosemite National Park while on his way to photograph one of his favorite subjects, the Half Dome in Yosemite Valley. Ed Ross passed away at 50 years old.