Lesson 3: Temperature effects the emulsion

So I had a relatively successful day, it is only the 4th time I have shot wetplates. I had a particularly lovely sitter and somehow everything was working…Except it wasn’t! It was a very hot day and I had the collodion out in the sun (big mistake) result = goopy collodion. So I made a […]

Lesson 2: Fix the image correctly

  So I have created several plates and much to my horror and dismay have realised I didn’t leave some of them in the fixer for long enough. There is a positive side to this, I was able to watch the deterioration of one image which was very interesting. The downside of course, I lost […]