Monthly Archives: November 2011

Grannys spectacles.

Grannys spectacles.

You don’t see many plates where the sitter still has their specs on. Not sure if it was vanity or some technical demand by the …

 

Match book cases…

Match book cases…

After shooting the small 25mm plates and placing them into pendant mounts I started to look around for what else I could re-appropriate as frames …

 

How does it go back together again???

How does it go back together again???

I’ve taken apart the Billcliff 12×15 camera, its surprising how much wood there is.. The rotating back I’ve repaired and strengthened, I’ve cleaned off all the …

 

Tintype of Four Friends

Tintype of Four Friends

Apart from these four gents, what I like about this plate is the background or should I say whats behind the background. These plates were …

 

Multi lens cameras…

Multi lens cameras…

I really like the small gem size plates and would love a multi lens gem camera but these go for silly money, when you can …

 

Odd couple.

Odd couple.

This is a large plate, 5×7 inches, that I bought very cheaply off good old feebay. Usually it the man that sits and the woman that …

 

A still life session with Kirsteen Aubrey

A still life session with Kirsteen Aubrey

On Friday I had a wetplate session with Kirsteen Aubrey, unfortunately David Crow couldn’t make it, so we shot some plates of objects Kirsteen was …