Wet Plate Collodion

Yoga: The Secret of Life By Francesco Mastalia

Yoga: The Secret of Life By Francesco Mastalia

Yoga: The Secret of Life is a photo-documentary about the spiritual and physical journey of yoga. Through photographs and text this fine art book explores the personal experiences of 108 of today’s leading practitioners and how this ancient practice has transformed their mind, body, and spirit. The photographs are taken on glass plates using the wet collodion process, a photographic…
Vintage Glass Plate images of Streets from Sydney City (1900s)

Vintage Glass Plate images of Streets from Sydney City (1900s)

The year 1840 was the final year of convict transportation to Sydney, which by this time had a population of 35,000. The municipal council of Sydney was incorporated in 1842 and became Australia’s first city.Gold was discovered in the colony in 1851 and with it came thousands of people seeking to make money. Sydney’s population reached 200,000 by 1871. Following…
Interview with Alternative/Historic Process photographer Jeannette Palsa

Interview with Alternative/Historic Process photographer Jeannette Palsa

Self-taught photographer and photo-based artist, Jeannette Palsa opened J. Palsa Photography in 1995. She attended Kent State University studying graphic design. Since 2004 she has worked in the historic photographic processes of gum dichromate, platinum palladium printing and wet-plate collodion. In 2005 she received an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award for her wet-plate collodion series The Illuminati. In 2011…
Vintage Glass-Plate Portraits from Romania (1940s)

Vintage Glass-Plate Portraits from Romania (1940s)

Amazing collection of portraits by Romanian photographer Costică Acsinte. Costică Acsinte was born 4th of July, 1897 in a small village called Perieți, Ialomița County, Costică Acsinte fought in WWI. Despite his formation as a pilot, he was a official war photographer till 15th of June, 1920. As soon as the war was over he opened a studio — „Foto…
Wet Plate Collodion Intimate Portraits by Lunar Kostic

Wet Plate Collodion Intimate Portraits by Lunar Kostic

Lunar Kostic has been interested in photography since he was about 6 or 7, and his older brother Bill let me walk around the block with Canon AE-1. He was in the Camera Club in Grade 9, shot 35mm through the 80s, and bought his first ‘point and shoot’ digital in 1997. After 15 years in the field of Medical…
Nude Ambrotypes by James Weber

Nude Ambrotypes by James Weber

James has been creating photographic art for over 19 years in a variety of photographic mediums including wet plate, film, polaroid, and digital. Portrait and nude studies have always been a constant study of James’ personal work. James has immersed himself in the second oldest photographic process ever created, wet plate collodion, which has helped create a bond between himself…
Wet Plate collodion Nudes by Andreas Reh

Wet Plate collodion Nudes by Andreas Reh

Andreas Reh, born in 1965, grown up and still living in Germany nearby Frankfurt am Main. He works as a photography artist for conceptual art, portrait and nude, working in digital and also in the old technique of wetplate collodion photography and cyanotypes. His work has appeared in european exhibitions and magazines, like ART Magazine, Fine Art Photo etc. More…
Interview with Ferrotype/Portrait photographer Hans de Kort

Interview with Ferrotype/Portrait photographer Hans de Kort

Hans de Kort was born in 1963 in the Netherlands. At the age of 4 he had his first encounter with photography, witnessing the development of pictures in the dark room: the start of a lifetime fascination for ‘writing with light’. In 1986 he graduated from the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague. With more than 25 years experience in…
Interview with Large Format / Collodion photographer Jim Sincock

Interview with Large Format / Collodion photographer Jim Sincock

Wisconsin fine art photographer Jim Sincock, focuses on large format black and white landscape and fine art still life photography. In his processes he uses traditional film, silver gelatin dry plate (glass negatives) wet plate collodion (aka tintype), digital, and photo encaustic. With his landscape photography, he seeks to provide intimate views of wild and natural places in the American…
Broken Glass-Plate Portraits from Romania (1940s)

Broken Glass-Plate Portraits from Romania (1940s)

Amazing collection of broken glass-plate portraits by Romanian photographer Costică Acsinte. Costică Acsinte was born 4th of July, 1897 in a small village called Perieți, Ialomița County, Costică Acsinte fought in WWI. Despite his formation as a pilot, he was a official war photographer till 15th of June, 1920. As soon as the war was over he opened a studio…