Monthly Archives: April 2012

Bois Durci

Bois Durci

Heres a Union Case made by S.Peck & Co made from Bois Ducri. Nope? me neither so I had to look it up. Bois Durci – …

 

Found film no.2

Found film no.2

This roll of film has been sitting in the cupboard since I took it out of some camera last year. Another roll of Kodak Panchromatic. Decided …

 

Studio tintypes…forgot I had these.

Studio tintypes…forgot I had these.

Found these three tintypes in amongst some other items on my desk at home. I could swear I had blogged these but can’t seem to …

 

World Wet Plate Day 2012 May 5th

World Wet Plate Day 2012 May 5th

We’ll be sorting something out for May 5th again this year so keep checking back, its also a year since we moved into the studio. I’ll …

 

Mouldy old ambrotype

Mouldy old ambrotype

Heres an old ambrotype of a family at the seaside, its quite a common scene in Victorian imagery. Whats different with this one is that the …

 

Field Tutorials

Field Tutorials

As the weather begins to improve I’m getting myself ready for some larger 12×15 landscapes. I’ve increased the darkroom space in the back of the van …

 

Recycled Kodak No.3 Folding Pocket Camera

Recycled Kodak No.3 Folding Pocket Camera

On my recent visit to South Wales I called in to see my parents for a couple of hours, whilst there I picked up a …

 

The Freemans

The Freemans

I’ve just got back from South Wales after having had a great time at my good friend, Andy, 40th Birthday surprise bash. Stayed at a …

 

Say it with flowers…

Say it with flowers…

Heres an interesting studio tintype. I have no idea of the significance of these extra large flower adornments. If anyone can enlighten me then drop …