Monthly Archives: August 2015

Kodak Studio Camera No.3 – For Sale

Kodak Studio Camera No.3 – For Sale

For Sale: Kodak Studio Camera no.3 with original stand. A 10×8 inch camera fitted with half plate back. Other backs come up on ebay occasionally. New Bellows made a …

 

What you reading?

What you reading?

What also interests me about Historic photographs is not just the subject matter but also the added paraphernalia. Whether its about whats going on around …

 

Victorian Photoshop anyone?

Victorian Photoshop anyone?

Following on from the previous Albumen print blog post which show some of the negative re touching showing up in the print I thought I’d …

 

Albumen Print by Balmain of Edinburgh

Albumen Print by Balmain of Edinburgh

This is a lovely Albumen portrait print of a young woman by Balmain of Edinburgh. As the prices of Victorian ambrotypes/tintypes continues to rise I’ve …

 

Lacock Abbey Wet Plate Weekend 2015

Lacock Abbey Wet Plate Weekend 2015

What a weekend! Thank you everyone for making this years Lacock Abbey Wet Plate weekend such a success. Attending this year were Mark Voce, Andrew Billington, Jonathan Keys, …

 

Albumen Print 1895

Albumen Print 1895

I’m not one for buying prints usually but this one stood out in the crowd. A four inch round matt albumen print. December 25 1895, Princeton …

 

New project on the way!

New project on the way!

A half plate sliding back camera thats in the post from Feepay (Poland). This is probably the most I’ve ever paid for wooden camera so …

 

LLanthony Priory Sunny 16

LLanthony Priory Sunny 16

I also took along another Franka Solida II 6×6 Rangefinder, this is a slightly different model than my other one and looking at the results the …

 

More books!

More books!

I might have to open a small Library at this rate. A few more books to read and for the studio book shelves. SURF SITE TIN …

 

UK Wet Plate Weekend at LLanthony Priory

UK Wet Plate Weekend at LLanthony Priory

Thank you everyone who came along to this years UK Wet Plate weekend at Llanthony Priory near Abergavenny, Wales. The weather, location and participants were great. Thank …

 

Wet Plate Negatives 1876

Wet Plate Negatives 1876

I’ve been digitising a pile of Ambrotypes, Dageurrotypes and negatives (wet&dry) that have been sitting in a box at the studio over the past few months. These …

 

Very large solar prints maybe?

Very large solar prints maybe?

These arrived yesterday, I had bought them from the usual Feepay for a grand total of £4 which included postage?! How they can do that …