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Wet Plate Photography Makes Tattoos Disappear

Wet Plate Photography Makes Tattoos Disappear

3 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

5 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

5 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

6 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

7 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

One year 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

One year 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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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 ...

Evening Sky, Mousehole

Evening Sky, Mousehole

Oil on board 6 x 8 inches Probably my last painting for the RSMA exhibition on the small paintings wall. The hook for this one was, of course, the fabulous orange in the sky... Read more ...

SOTW 444

SOTW 444

Rough drawing for a friends commission. DaVor, the map-making half Orc! Bet you never thought a half orc could make maps. Racist! Since 2007 I've been posting a... Read more ...

DC Comics Batwoman Issue 10 Variant Cover

DC Comics Batwoman Issue 10 Variant Cover

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Hyper Realistic Sculpture Clay Models-New Gallery

Hyper Realistic Sculpture Clay Models-New Gallery

Detail of Hyper Realistic Reconstructed Sculpture- Anon Portrait 3 Copyright 2015 Art Di Lella Hello everyone Introducing a new gallery for my blog Hyper Realistic Sculpture... Read more ...

Watching

Watching

Oil on board, 12 x 17 inches I painted this on the Mall Galleries stand at Patchings Festival this year when I was guest artist, just titivated in the studio to exhibition... Read more ...

A Digital Love Story: Process

A Digital Love Story:  Process

Ahh digital. How I love thee. Though you don't have the tactile feel of real paint, your forgiving un-do and layered personality make me feel warm and fuzzy inside. Now I know... Read more ...

Circle of Color Sky, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Circle of Color Sky, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Circle of Color Sky11x14 oil on wood panel I get so excited when painting a cloudscape I paint the first layer very quickly. I like to build up texture and color one layer at a... Read more ...

Ashokan Reservoir watercolors

Ashokan Reservoir watercolors

Here is a link to an article on the Ashokan Reservoir protection/ashokan.shtml I live just a few miles from it and go for walks quite often. It's about 12 miles long and about... Read more ...

Harvest Fields, Towards Seaton

Harvest Fields, Towards Seaton

Oil on board, 9 x 12 inches I painted this one en plein air last week in an hour-and-a-half in very blustery conditions, barely able to place the paint on the board. I finished... Read more ...

Cattle by the Canal

Cattle by the Canal

Oil on Board, 10 x 17 inches This was yet another demonstration painting done a while back, now finished off. That stately Oak tree on the opposite bank was a gorgeous shape... Read more ...