Monthly Archives: January 2018

iPhone Darkroom safelight

iPhone Darkroom safelight

I really have to thank Mark Acton for this great little tip. He’d come to the studio last weekend for a wet plate refresher and …

 

Clear out time…

Clear out time…

Its time for that clear out I keep talking about, lets start with this lot… Now all on ebay 1: A large plate rack, makers initial …

 

Cyanotypes – Bedford Lemere & Co.

Cyanotypes – Bedford Lemere & Co.

I’m sure some of you are aware that I’m not a big fan of the “blueprint”. I’m far more accommodating if it’s been toned in some …

 

Woodburytypes – Men of Mark

Woodburytypes – Men of Mark

I noticed I have some gaps in my collection and thought it would be interesting to try and fill them with some affordable examples. I’ve always been …

 

Ruby ambrotypes and over-painted portraits

Ruby ambrotypes and over-painted portraits

This years first arrivals. Two heavily overpainted framed portraits of a young couple. 12×15 inch. One has a partially rubbed label to the reverse: “Porteous Art Shop 120 …

 

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Well, it’s been a busy year. Some great wet plate events, have met some really lovely people and worked on some amazing jobs. This year I …