Tag: wet plate

World Wet Plate Day, recurring event, the first Saturday in May

What is a Wet Plate Day? World Wet Plate Day is a day to celebrate the work of the artists who practice it today. Wet Plate Collodion is the photographic process of pouring Collodion onto a plate of thin iron or glass, then exposing and developing that plate while it’s still wet. This process was […]

Sarah Lycksten
Sarah Lycksten

From: Hönö, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Shows: Albumen prints, Anthotypes, Bromoils, Cyanotypes, Liquid emulsions, Lith prints, Lumen prints, Wet plate collodions.
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How to modify a film holder for wet plate collodion: design #2: magical magnetic tape

Elizabeth Graves develops another impermanent, non-damaging way to hold thin metal plates in a conventional large format film holder.

Sean MacKenna
Sean MacKenna – 2012

From: Born Ireland, lived in London, UK
Shows: Ambrotypes, Tintypes / Ferrotypes, Wet plate collodions
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Jim Sincock
Jim Sincock

From: Lakewood, Colorado, USA.
Shows: Ambrotypes, Tintypes – modern, Liquid emulsions and Wet plate collodions.
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Making wet plate collodions
Wet-Plate Collodion Process – Ambrotypes

Alexey Alexeev talks us though the wet plate collodion, or ambrotype process. From history to final print.

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CJ Chemical

Variety of chemicals used photographic processes, including wet-plate, platinum/palladium, and many more alternative processes.

RayKo Photo Center


Wet plate darkroom for hire.

Wet plate collodion
Will Dunniway: A man with a mission

Late, but not too late in life, Will Dunniway pursues his passion for the wet plate collodion process.

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The wetplate collodion process

Ken Watson, a serious “wet head” shares his joy and experience of making wet plate collodions.

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