Tag: wet plate process

  • Storytelling with Petzvals: Alex Timmermans and the Art of Collodion

    written by jacobs on 2015-04-03 in #people #lifestyle
    Storytelling with Petzvals: Alex Timmermans and the Art of Collodion

    Not long after Alex Timmermans purchased his first digital camera at the turn of the century, he quickly realized the trappings of digital photography couldn't fulfill his personal photographic desires. He then began searching for a more challenging process — one that wasn't so predictable. His journey eventually landed him back at the roots of analogue photography, specifically employing the wet plate collodion process using original Petzval lenses. This antique photographic process found in him a renewed inspiration and has since become his passion, which is evident in both his words and his images.

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  • Early Photographic Processes: The Collodion Process

    written by geegraphy on 2013-02-18 in #lifestyle
    Early Photographic Processes: The Collodion Process

    After the success of the Daguerreotype, and as the interest in capturing and preserving images continuously rose, man sought to develop a way to produce multiple copies of the same image. And thus, the collodion process was born.

  • First-Person POV Video of the Wet Plate Process

    written by geegraphy on 2013-02-21 in #news
    First-Person POV Video of the Wet Plate Process

    Oklahoma City-based photographer Mark Zimmerman recorded a video of himself making a wet plate image from start to finish. Check it out!