Monthly Archives: January 2011

Precision Iris Flange

Precision Iris Flange

I was shown one of these by John Brewer at his WP workshop. Great idea and I just had to get one. It took a …

 

Van Dyke Browns

Van Dyke Browns

This week was the Van Dyke Brown process. A little different from the cyanotypes of last week but I prefer the end result although I’d …

 

Masterclass: 19th Century Photographic Printing Techniques – Cyanotypes

Masterclass: 19th Century Photographic Printing Techniques – Cyanotypes

Following on from the collodion wet plate weekend by John Brewer I enrolled on his alternative printing masterclass in Salford. Described  as “a master class …

 

Bottles 2

Bottles 2

Quick clear collodion. 5×7 Ambrotype. Rapid Fix Interfit 9 lights. 10 second exposure

 

Bottles 1

Bottles 1

Quick clear collodion. 5×7 Ambrotype. Rapid Fix Interfit 9 lights. 10 second exposure.

 

Look no hands…

Look no hands…

Its surprising what actually exposes well in these wet plate shots. These watch faces lie amongst tens of innards of watches, cogs and springs galore, …