Monthly Archives: February 2011

Watch this space…..all 1000sq ft of it.

Watch this space…..all 1000sq ft of it.

I’ve been looking at getting some studio space for the last few months. Theres not really enough room at home and Steph was getting a …

 

Whats the best way to scan an ambrotype?

Whats the best way to scan an ambrotype?

I’ve not been too happy with how accurate the scans are of my recent ambrotypes. Is it best to scan them as negs, transparencies or …

 

Gum Dichromates II

Gum Dichromates II

Final week of John Brewers 19th Century printing class at Salford. Been really enjoying the past 6 weeks, not sure what I’ll do with myself …

 

Gum Dichromates

Gum Dichromates

This week was the first week of Gum Dichromates. The examples John had shown us the first week looked as if this process might have …

 

Unknown glass plates…

Unknown glass plates…

These are 6 glass half plate negs that were being used as supports in a recent batch of plate holders I’d bought. They had been …

 

Very wet and windy wetplate.

Very wet and windy wetplate.

I was really looking forward to 4 days in North Yorkshire shooting wetplate, I’d prepped 30 5×7 sheets of glass, made a darkbox for the …

 

Van Dyke Browns II

Van Dyke Browns II

Second week of the Van Dyke Process. I think you have to be quite specific in your choice of image for each process. I can …