The wet collodion process is one of the oldest and major photography techniques. In early photography, the process underwent various experimentations by photographers themselves.
The collodion requires the photographic material to be coated, sensitized, exposed and developed in the span of time, usually with a portable darkroom. By the end of the 1850's the technique was replaced by the daguerreotype. However, there's been a surge among artists exploring this old medium -- particularly the tintype. Revisit the old technique with Alex Cook.
There's been a resurgence of alternative photography among young artists and experimental photographers. One of the famous alternative processes is platinum print photography, being the most durable and archival among alternative prints.
Contrary to popular belief, photo editing has been around since the early days of photography. The only difference is it's been used sparsely. There' a reason why the majority of old photographs are more appealing.
For the more advanced photographers, using film stock and typical printing processes can already be boring. To challenge themselves, they take on the high, antique art of alternative printing processes. The kallitype is among the usual processes.
Nikon is today's one of the oldest camera and optics manufacturer to date, established in Tokyo, 1917. It has now reached its centennial year in 2017, and the corporation looks back at its eventful past through photographers and photography, as well as the cameras that made them renowned.
Isabella Craun is a 13-year old photographer, who was part of the Diana Project held by our friends from Brannigan and Follen Photo Haus in Cleveland. She came by our Gallery Store to chat about her first impressions on film photography with the Diana F+.
As a pioneer of European photography aesthetics, Adolphe Braun was also an innovator of reproduction techniques which advanced the field of art history. Here is a comprehensive display of his oeuvre and how he influenced early photography.
One of the most important and most talked about photographic equipment today is the camera lens. There's a variety of it. But have you ever tried going lens-less, the way photography was before? The good old days of pinhole photography.
Colors mean differently for all walks of life. The color Cobalt is one of the oldest blues recorded in history. Lomography tries to understand the meaning of each complex color found in the gradient and what it means for most of us photographers.