Liam Smith, a photography teacher at a local college, gives a visual guide how to make tintypes.
Learn how to construct a camera in wood, dating back to the daguerreotype era.
Elizabeth Graves experiments with Waldack’s Formulas for Collodion Positives “Formula No. 1. For Dead-Whites” followed by a sodium thiosulfate fixer.
From the basics to more advanced techniques on building a historically-correct bellows camera for plate photography.
Elizabeth Graves satisfies her curiosity about straying from black to explore wet collodion on deep blue plates.
Emma Bjorndahl has recently learned a new skill – making ambrotypes. She shares her passion and frustrations with this process.
Elizabeth Graves develops another impermanent, non-damaging way to hold thin metal plates in a conventional large format film holder.
Alexey Alexeev talks us though the wet plate collodion, or ambrotype process. From history to final print.
Ken Watson, a serious “wet head” shares his joy and experience of making wet plate collodions.
Also known as ferrotypes. Ken Watson gives us the details and how-to.