Esther

Wet plate collodion photo on glass, 17,8 x 23,5 cm (2mm),
Lens: Liesegang Janar 4,0/400
Exposure 9 seconds @ f 4,0

 

“Happy accident”: developer not mixed with wetting agent:

New Wet Plate Camera

My new Wet Plate camera hand made by Toon Smits. 35x35cm plate size, total bellows extension 1,4 meter, weight 40kg.  Both back and Lens board have full tilt and shift adjustments.

 

Steffi

On the first two pictures Steffi is wearing a wedding dress made after a design of the year 1910. Dress is on loan from the collection of Marlie Lamers (Boxmeer, NL).

Wet plate collodion photo on glass, 17,8 x 23,5 cm (2mm),
Lens: I-37 300mm
Exposure 9 seconds @ f 4,5