2600 Horsetail Trail

Making a turn of the century 16X20 collodion camera

It’s not every day I am asked to make a camera much less build a large format camera that uses technology dating back to 1851.  The technology known as the “collodion wet plate process” uses a colloidal silver mixture poured over glass, loaded into the camera, exposed, and then developed while still wet.  The resulting […]

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