Monthly Archives: January 2012

New acquisitions….

New acquisitions….

Now that the 12×15 camera is almost ready for shooting I thought I’d see what lenses would cover that size plate and keep an eye …

 

Pigeon

Pigeon

I’m still having chemistry issues so have started a session of silver nitrate maintenance. Filtered and sunning at the moment, not that we have that …

 

A lovers spat

A lovers spat

A CDV tintype of a young couple. Now I’m not too sure whats going on here but to me it looks like he’s got a …

 

Did I mention it was cold…

Did I mention it was cold…

Steph took the day off today and suggested we go shoot some plates. When I say we I mean me, she sits in the warm …

 

All back together…

All back together…

The 15×12 Billcliff camera is back together again,previously looked like this, the plate holder just needs two brass hinges of the correct size and I’m …

 

On the ol’ porch

On the ol’ porch

Heres a great little tintype of father and son sitting on the front porch. I really like these outdoor shots, I’ll keep my eye out …

 

Portico Library & Gallery, Manchester 2nd Feb – 29th Feb 2012

Portico Library & Gallery, Manchester 2nd Feb – 29th Feb 2012

I recently submitted a proposal for the up and coming exhibition “Curious Pursuits” curated by Porter & Jenkinson. It was a little last minute and wasn’t too …

 

As thick as thieves…literally.

As thick as thieves…literally.

This is what the door to your studio should NOT look like. Had a text from John yesterday morning “We’ve had a break in”, just those …

 

Outdoor Tintypes

Outdoor Tintypes

Here are some recent additions to my collection of outdoor tintypes, for some reason I find these much more intriguing than the usual indoor studio …