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Wet Plate Photography Makes Tattoos Disappear

Wet Plate Photography Makes Tattoos Disappear

6 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Here's something you may not have known about the 1800s wet plate collodion photography process: it can make certain tattoos disappear in photos. It's a curious phenomenon that...
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Photographer Cuts His Own Wet Plates on a 75-Year-Old Machine

8 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Photographer Markus Hofstaetter often gets asked about how he acquires the plates he uses for wet plate collodion photography. To answer that question, Hofstaetter made this...
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Shooting a Wet Plate Macro of a Cherry Blossom High on a Tree

9 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

After I recently saw cherry blossoms on my tree, I wanted to shoot one of them with my wet plate camera... while the blossom is still high on the tree. When I was young, this...
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The Winning Photos of the First Annual Wet Plate Competition

The Winning Photos of the First Annual Wet Plate Competition

9 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

This year, the wet plate supply brand Modern Collodion ran its first annual Wet Plate Competition. The 2018 contest received over 200 submissions from 75 wet plate...
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Shooting Wet Plate Double Exposures with a Handheld Camera

Shooting Wet Plate Double Exposures with a Handheld Camera

10 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Wet plate photographer Markus Hofstaetter recently tried his hand at tackling an unusual project: he wanted to shoot wet plate portraits handheld . Hofstaetter started out by...
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I Built the First Natural Light Wet Plate Studio in the US in Over a Century

I Built the First Natural Light Wet Plate Studio in the US in Over a Century

One year ago   |   Peta Pixel

There are fewer than 1,000 wet plate collodion artists practicing around the world, and as far as I know, I am the only one in the state of North Dakota. 5 years ago, I didn't...
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Creating a Wet Plate Collodion Photo in a Portable Darkroom

One year ago   |   Peta Pixel

Adrian Cook is a wet plate collodion photographer based in Sydney, Australia. The Guardian made this 7-minute video in which Cook talks about his background and walks through...
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Making Collodion From Scratch

Making Collodion From Scratch

One year ago   |   Peta Pixel

A few days ago, for the first time ever in my experience with wet plate photography, I mixed up collodion from scratch. I thought I'd share about the experience. First of all...
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Building an 8×10 Large Format Camera Entirely By Hand

One year ago   |   Peta Pixel   |   2 articles

Photographer Dieter Schneider started building cameras about five years ago, and last year he fashioned a 4×5 camera using a CNC Machine. This year he took things to yet...
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The Tintype Photographer Who Works Out of a 1938 Harley-Davidson Sidecar

The Tintype Photographer Who Works Out of a 1938 Harley-Davidson Sidecar

One year ago   |   Peta Pixel

Rob Gibson is a tintype photographer who works in what he calls “the world's fastest darkroom.” After photographing vintage motorcycle and car events, he develops his tintypes...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

500px Bans Photographer for Photos Not Being ‘Photographic' Enough

500px Bans Photographer for Photos Not Being ‘Photographic' Enough

Tim Gamble is a Manchester, UK-based photographer who uses light-painting techniques to create surreal and abstract artworks. His photos are almost entirely created in-camera... Read more ...

2018 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

2018 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

I'm pleased and excited to announce the dates of my workshops and retreat for 2018: This is a SAVE THE DATE post. More details will follow - and, registration is not yet open... Read more ...

Workshop at the Winery 2017 - DAY THREE

Workshop at the Winery 2017 - DAY THREE

So glad that I added another day to the workshop, this year - because everyone made the most of it. Another new project started - Prism Painting - and many were able to finish... Read more ...

Upcoming WORKSHOP at the WINERY

Upcoming WORKSHOP at the WINERY

Please join me in September for the 5th Annual Painted Prism Watercolor Workshop at the Wolf Creek Winery in Norton, Ohio. This year's workshop will be a 3-day event, September... Read more ...

Contemporary Colorful Landscape Painting ,Mixed Media, Fine Art For Sale...

Contemporary Colorful Landscape Painting ,Mixed Media, Fine Art For Sale, “Then The Clouds Rolled In” By Passionate Purposeful Painter Holly Hunter Berry

Do you ever look up at the sky and just stop to let your imagination create a story? Most likely your answer is yes. The inspiration for this painting, “Then The Clouds Rolled... Read more ...

Groupe Scolaire à Strega / Amelia Tavella Architectes

Groupe Scolaire à Strega / Amelia Tavella Architectes

© WE ARE CONTENT Architects: Amelia Tavella Architectes Location: Cardo, 20190 Cardo-Torgia, France Area: 1200.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: WE ARE CONTENT Read more ...

Natural Blues, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Natural Blues, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Natural Blues12x16 oil on wood panel This was inspired from a trip to the Hill Country. Willow City Loop is a wonderful drive to view the wildflowers. I guess you could say I... Read more ...

Super Moon

Super Moon

Full moon over the Tortolita Mountains, near Tucson, Arizona. Here is the super moon shortly before it turned into the super blood wolf moon! Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Painting, Fine Art For Sale “Fields of Solace” by...

Contemporary Abstract Painting, Fine Art For Sale “Fields of Solace” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles. Anne Frank 24"x24"x.75" Acrylic on Cradled Panel/Available Read more ...

Natural Blues, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Natural Blues, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Natural Blues12x16 oil on wood panel This was inspired from a trip to the Hill Country. Willow City Loop is a wonderful drive to view the wildflowers. I guess you could say I... Read more ...