Wetplatecollodion

Photographer Cuts His Own Wet Plates on a 75-Year-Old Machine

7 days 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 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

4 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

4 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

4 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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Wet Plate Portraits of WWE Superstars

Wet Plate Portraits of WWE Superstars

10 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

New York-based photographer James Weber recently shot a series of portraits of WWE wrestling superstars using the 1800s wet plate collodion process. The photos were shot over...
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Photographer Uses 1800s Process for Ethereal Portraits of Kids

Photographer Uses 1800s Process for Ethereal Portraits of Kids

11 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel   |   2 articles

For her project titled “Nebula,” Spanish photographer Jacqueline Roberts shot portraits of youth in the limbo period between childhood and adolescence using the wet plate...
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This is the First Known Photograph of a US Presidential Inauguration

This is the First Known Photograph of a US Presidential Inauguration

One year ago   |   Peta Pixel

The Capitol was still under construction on March 4th, 1857, when photographer John Wood set up his wet plate collodion camera and captured the first known photograph of a US...
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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 ...

Introducing the New Photo Cascadia Website Design

Introducing the New Photo Cascadia Website Design

The Photo Cascadia team is thrilled to unveil an all-new website design by DotcomJungle , the first redesign in seven years. Although the old design served us well, we wanted... Read more ...

Bold Expressionist Landscape “Church -Pilar,New Mexico” by Santa Fe Artist...

Bold Expressionist Landscape “Church -Pilar,New Mexico” by Santa Fe Artist Annie O'Brien Gonzales

16"x20"x1" Oil on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Gable House / Edmonds + Lee Architects

Gable House / Edmonds + Lee Architects

© Joe Fletcher Architects: Edmonds + Lee Architects Location: San Francisco, United States Area: 3000.0 ft2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Joe Fletcher Construction: Devlin... Read more ...

Hakka Indenture Museum / DnA

Hakka Indenture Museum / DnA

© Ziling Wang Architects: DnA Location: Six Village, Dadongba, Songyang County, Lishui, Zhejiang, China Architect In Charge: Tiantian Xu Lighting Design: Zhang Xin Studio... Read more ...

Hefei Wantou Vanke Paradise Art Wonderland / Shanghai Tianhua Architectural...

Hefei Wantou Vanke Paradise Art Wonderland / Shanghai Tianhua Architectural Design

Volume comparison of white and grey. Image © Xin Nie Architects: Shanghai Tianhua Architectural Design Location: Yaohai, Hefei, Anhui, China Architect In Charge: Xin Nie Design... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Painting "SPRING OF SOPHOMORE YEAR" by...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Painting "SPRING OF SOPHOMORE YEAR" by Abstract Artist Pamela Fowler Lordi

"SPRING OF SOPHOMORE YEAR" 18" x 18" x 2"Acrylic on Canvas$330. Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Painting "Copper Curtain" by...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Painting "Copper Curtain" by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

A turquoise copper curtain looking as if it is made of metal rather that paint, hangs over heavy texture, with copper clay coins as accents. Original Contemporary Abstract... Read more ...

RED and Lucid Unveil 8K 3D Camera for 4V Holographic Photos

RED and Lucid Unveil 8K 3D Camera for 4V Holographic Photos

The camera companies RED and Lucid have unveiled a new 8K 3D/4V camera that's designed to work with the RED Hydrogen One modular holographic phone. RED is building the... Read more ...

Meet the Three Winners of the 2018 ArchDaily Refurbishment in Architecture Award

Meet the Three Winners of the 2018 ArchDaily Refurbishment in Architecture Award

The polls are closed and the votes are in! With nearly 15,000 votes cast over the last three weeks, we are ready to unveil the winners of ArchDaily's inaugural Refurbishment in... Read more ...

Swarovski Crystal Sculptures by Daniel Jacob Immortalize Popsicles...

Swarovski Crystal Sculptures by Daniel Jacob Immortalize Popsicles, Sneakers, and Other Pop Culture Icons

Artist Daniel Jacob began making art in Chicago in the early 1990s, channeling his ideas into sculptures and works on paper. After spending most of his career in business, he... Read more ...