The WetPlate Process

This process is used to make different image types: The Ambrotype, the Tintype (also known as the Ferrotype), and a negative. In fact while the first three appear to be auto-positive images they are in fact thin negatives that via the wet plate process are able to be viewed as positives. There are four basic sets of chemistry. The collodion (wet plate collodion process…

My First Wet Plate on Glass

My First wet plate on glass . I have scanned it on photoshop to show in my blog . Next i will paint the back black . I absolutely love wet plate it is entirely different to digital which i am used to , and other forms of photography i have been experimenting with lately . Wet plate has a unique characteristic which is very…

My First WetPlate collodion Experience

My first wetplate colloidon it was a bit underexposed . This was a 30 second exposure it needed 60 then i think it would of been perfect , but due to time and materials it wasn’t possible . Wet Plate uses only uv light you have to guess the exposure with trial and error . Each one is work of art in itself and can never…