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Daniel Firth

Collodion Saga

By on Mar 8, 2020 in Daniel Firth | 4 comments

I fancied having a go with wet plate collodion. I’ve had a go previously making tintypes using the slightly easier dry plate gelatine process. But I’ve wanted to do wet plate for a while, so last week I ordered silver nitrate, pre-mixed collodion, developer, sodium thiosulphate and Sandarac varnish. The collodion process was invented in 1851 by Frederick Scott...

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