Week 18, Wet Plate Collodion

Though technically not a ‘roll’ it still uses old-school stuff (really old) and was a hoot to take a workshop about. So for this week, I took a Tintype workshop using wet plate collodion with Jill Enfield. This is one of the oldest photographic processes, developed by Frederick Scott Archer around 1851. I’m sure many…

Week 50: Christmas Lights

It has been a while since I did any night photography that didn’t involve star trails, so I thought I’d brave a brisk evening and try to capture some of the Christmas lights on my hometown’s common area. I brought along my circa 100 year-old large format, a Kodak Empire State No. 2, with a…