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I Shot Ultra-Macro Video of the Wet Plate Collodion Process

I Shot Ultra-Macro Video of the Wet Plate Collodion Process

2 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Normally I use videos to document my work. This time the video is the main outcome of my work - I shot an ultra-macro video that shows how the crystals/salts change during the...
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This is the World's Largest Wet Plate Collodion Photo

This is the World's Largest Wet Plate Collodion Photo

2 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Wet plate collodion photographer Ian Ruhter has made a name for himself by pushing the boundaries of the medium. For his latest endeavor, Ruhter turned a 200-pound sheet of...
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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

8 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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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 ...

A Traveling Exhibition of 100 Stunning Selections from the 2018 Wildlife...

A Traveling Exhibition of 100 Stunning Selections from the 2018 Wildlife Photographer of the Year

“The golden couple,” Marsel van Oosten, The Netherlands, Grand Title Winner 2018, Animal Portraits Last fall Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten was the overall winner of the... Read more ...

Lakeside Sunset, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lakeside Sunset, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lakeside Sunset16x20 oil on canvas This sunset showed an array of colors. It's great fun trying to capture the glow on canvas. I created 4 short videos of the development of... Read more ...

Mixed Media, Expressionism,Contemporary Art, Fine Art For Sale “FINDING JOY”...

Mixed Media, Expressionism,Contemporary Art, Fine Art For Sale “FINDING JOY” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

FRESH OFF THE EASEL 20"x16"x1.5" Acrylic on Cradled Board/Available $575 Read more ...

Lakeside Sunset, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lakeside Sunset, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lakeside Sunset16x20 This sunset showed an array of colors. It's great fun trying to capture the glow on canvas. I created 4 short videos of the development of this one. Check... Read more ...

Original Contemporary Painting, Abstract Figure, Mixed Media Art "World's...

Original Contemporary Painting, Abstract Figure, Mixed Media Art "World's Beyond" Painting by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

30"x40" Acrylic on Canvas/Framed This painting is available at the Arizona Fine Art Expo, or by email. Contact Artist Visit my website Follow me on Facebook Follow me on... Read more ...

Mixed Media, Expressionism,Contemporary Art, Fine Art For Sale “FINDING JOY”...

Mixed Media, Expressionism,Contemporary Art, Fine Art For Sale “FINDING JOY” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

FRESH OFF THE EASEL 20"x16"x1.5" Acrylic on Cradled Board/Available $575 Read more ...

Charterhouse Science & Mathematics Centre / Design Engine Architects

Charterhouse Science & Mathematics Centre / Design Engine Architects

© Peter Blundy/Design Engine Architects: Design Engine Architects Location: Charterhouse Rd, Godalming GU7 2DL, United Kingdom Area: 1800.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs... Read more ...

18C Gentlewomen as the Goddess Minerva of War, the Arts, & Wisdom

18C Gentlewomen as the Goddess Minerva of War, the Arts, & Wisdom

1725 Unknown Polish artist, Portrait of Elżbieta Sieniawska née Lubomirska as Minerva. Early artists painted their contemporaries somewhat like allegories, & often painters... Read more ...

Still Life Painting in Cwmdu Wales, UK

Still Life Painting in Cwmdu Wales, UK

Lillith/Tasting Cake, oil on canvas, 28x28 inches, sold. Sight Size Portrait Drawing at Cwmdu School, Cwmdu, Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1RU September 11-14, 2017. £550 Come and... Read more ...

Abstract Art, Acrylic Painting, Contemporary Art For Sale, “Remember Our...

Abstract Art, Acrylic Painting, Contemporary Art For Sale, “Remember Our Love” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

There are collage layers that are partially veiled with layers of acrylic crackles and rich colors. The contrasts and highlights pull you into the depths and the words create a... Read more ...