Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Van Dyke Brown session.

A Van Dyke Brown session.

Following on from The Daily Telegraph web gallery it now looks like Amateur Photographer magazine is interested in a 3 page article about the Saltburn …

 

Daily Telegraph Website

Daily Telegraph Website

Nice little web gallery on the Daily Telegraph website. “A group of British photographers and artists are mounting an exhibition of pictures created using Victorian cameras …

 

A lost cause.

A lost cause.

Was looking for some seeded Dandelion heads the other day but couldn’t find any. Then on the way to get my lunch I spotted this …

 

A dry plate neg…

A dry plate neg…

Inside one of my “new” whole plate holders was a dry plate neg, maybe it had been used as a film support, anyone recognise the …

 

A little stern…

A little stern…

This made me laugh when it arrived in the post today. Love the spectacles on her forehead. If I could even get close to the quality of …

 

Just one more…

Just one more…

Heres a whole plate camera that I managed to pick up for a decent price. There was no lens/lensboard so maybe thats why I got it …

 

From big to small

From big to small

Just for a bit of fun, as mentioned over on the Collodion forum, heres a few attempts at shooting some much smaller plates. First started with …

 

Light support

Light support

Another attempt from today…. I dont mind the sensitisation marks/lines that I’m getting from the tray bath. The main problem today is the lack of egg for …

 

While the cats away…

While the cats away…

As I have the studio to myself this week, I thought I’d have a crack at some larger plates. I’ve just about got the Vageeswari 8.5×15 …

 

Collecting old tintypes

Collecting old tintypes

Decided to collect a few old tintypes, there are loads on fleabay US, for only a couple of pound each. Content wise I’m looking for …