Monthly Archives: December 2014

Christmas has come late…

Christmas has come late…

On visiting my Parents prior to Christmas I was shown a couple of boxes of photographic equipment that had been dropped off by a friend …

 

Scrubbed up Sliding Box camera…

Scrubbed up Sliding Box camera…

Well its all back together again. It needed a little more work than I first expected. This is what it looked like… And what it looks like …

 

Decapitated Mamiya Press camera

Decapitated Mamiya Press camera

I can blame recent wet plate student Lianne for this one, she brought a Mamiya Super 23 to her tutorial for shooting wet plates. I …

 

That’s right, not wooden cameras…

That’s right, not wooden cameras…

Three cameras I’ve recently purchased without wet plate in mind….. A Franka Solida III, German made in the 1950s. Slightly different from other Solida cameras in …

 

Ambrotype couple….

Ambrotype couple….

Another cased ambrotype to the collection. Prices on Feepay have shot up over the past six months for ambrotypes. Difficult to get anything for the …

 

One Lump or Two?

One Lump or Two?

A couple of my students have asked if one day tutorials are long enough to learn the wet plate collodion process. They had read on …