Video: Wet Plate Collodion Demonstration

As part of my ‘portrait theme’ presentation I gave to my local camera club I put together a video demonstrating how I create portraits using the historical wet plate collodion photography technique from the second half of the 19th century.

Here is the resulting image. It’s technically very flawed; it’d been a while since I made a plate and I was distracted by all the video making… but the flaws often add a certain charm to the end result.

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