Monthly Archives: September 2012

Congratulations Kate & Simon

Congratulations Kate & Simon

Yesterday Steph and I were at the wedding of Kate and Simon. Kate had asked if I’d bring along the wet plate gear and if …

 

A family tintype

A family tintype

A really beaten up and bruised 5×7 inch tintype of a family. I’m glad I can still get a 99p bargain off Feepay every now …

 

Very old collodion…

Very old collodion…

I’d made some inserts for the Hunter Penrose so it’ll take a 12×15 plate, then made an insert to fit inside that one for whole …

 

35mm tintypes & ambrotypes

35mm tintypes & ambrotypes

I’ve been promising to do some more wet plate jewellery so today had a go at shooting some smaller plates in an old Mamiya 35mm …

 

Not my usual…

Not my usual…

This little carte de visite was in amongst a recent job lot of plates. I’m not one for collecting these cards but this one is …

 

Mrs Cramp, Birmingham – A painted lady.

Mrs Cramp, Birmingham – A painted lady.

Okay lets see what you make of this one ‘cos I’ve no idea. Tranfer print maybe? It measures 13 x 16 inches and is painted and …

 

That old Watson wet plate camera…

That old Watson wet plate camera…

Its not seen the light of day for a while but I’ve been re-assessing how many cameras I actually need. So I thought I’d give …

 

Hunter Penrose – an addition!

Hunter Penrose – an addition!

Last night I picked up this console table off of Feepay. Solid wood and just the right size. Looks just the job. Theres a slight …

 

How much silver???…

How much silver???…

Today Marizu and I had planned to shoot some large plates in the Hunter Penrose camera. He had brought along some large sheets of glass …

 

Kodak Panchromatic P25 Plates

Kodak Panchromatic P25 Plates

I was given this unopened box of Kodak quarter plates a few months ago when I went to pick up the Ross projection lens for …