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Wet Plate Photography Makes Tattoos Disappear

Wet Plate Photography Makes Tattoos Disappear

1 month 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

2 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

3 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

4 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

5 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

7 monthes 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

7 monthes 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

7 monthes 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

9 monthes 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

10 monthes 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 ...

$Highest bid for a good cause$

$Highest bid for a good cause$

Here in Newport, RI we all look forward to Wet Paint at the The Newport Art Museum. It's a big fundraising event which culminates in a live auction and brings artists and the... Read more ...

New Belgium Brewing East Coast Brewery / Perkins+Will

New Belgium Brewing East Coast Brewery / Perkins+Will

© Mark Herboth Photography Architects: Perkins+Will Location: Asheville, North Carolina, United States Lead Architects: Perkins+Will, NC Practice Area: 123350.0 ft2 Project... Read more ...

Bjarke Ingels: "New York is not the Capital of the United States. It is a...

Bjarke Ingels: "New York is not the Capital of the United States. It is a Capital of the World."

Since moving to New York in 2010, BIG founder Bjarke Ingels has built an impressive portfolio, from developed projects such as VIA 57 West and The Eleventh to propositions such... Read more ...

Contemporary Fine Art Painting,Nature Art, Aspen Leaf,”Fall Delight” by...

Contemporary Fine Art Painting,Nature Art, Aspen Leaf,”Fall Delight” by Colorado Artist Gerri Calpin

8"x8"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas Black painted sides, ready to hang or display on table easel. $100 Read more ...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson Fine Art

6"x12"x1.5" Mixed Media on Panel /Available SUMMER SALE PRICE $199 Read more ...

"End of the Evening" Original Impressionist landscape sunset oil painting by...

"End of the Evening" Original Impressionist landscape sunset oil painting by Janice Trane Jones

"End of the Evening" is an original 18 x 36 x 1.5 oil on a canvas wrap. This is a large landscape painting of the last light of the night just as the vivid colors light up the... Read more ...

Temporary Home for Walk&Talk Festival / Mezzo Atelier

Temporary Home for Walk&Talk Festival / Mezzo Atelier

© Francisco Nogueira Architects: Mezzo Atelier Location: Ponta Delgada, Portugal Team: Giacomo Mezzadri, Joana de Oliveira Area: 150.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs... Read more ...

Wacky Reference Wednesdays, No. 386

Wacky Reference Wednesdays, No. 386

X-23. 2018. Gouache on mixed media board, 9 × 12″. (Claws also made from Strathmore Mixed Media Board) gouache washes to hone the drawing decided to add a hand pencils Read more ...

Lefortovo / buro5

Lefortovo / buro5

© Luciano Spinelli Architects: buro5 Location: Moscow, Russia Architect In Charge: Boris Denisyuk Area: 75.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Luciano Spinelli © Luciano... Read more ...

Contemporary Beach Art, Abstract Seascape Painting, Coastal Art "Caribbean...

Contemporary Beach Art, Abstract Seascape Painting, Coastal Art "Caribbean Melody" by International Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist 6.5"x9.5" Acrylic on 140 lb Archival Paper. These lovely little originals paintings frame beautifully as shown below. This painting is... Read more ...