Wetplate Collodion

Fine art photography using glass & metal plates in antique cameras.

Exploring this historical process and discovering the great look and feel possible with wet plate collodion.

The process is a silver-process. The silver is absorbed into a layer of collodion on either glass (ambrotype) or metal sheet (tintype). 

More details will come soon here...

Meanwhile some useful links below:

Wetplate Collodion-Unblinking Eye

A visual guide for beginners to making a tintype photograph

Rikard Österlund's Guide to Wet Plate Collodion - The Intrepid Camera Company

John Coffer,

Quinn Jacobson.  

Wet Plate – Collodion – An Introduction | A photographer Living in France


Attila Pasek workshops


Tintypes and keeping your Silver Bath happy – The Analogue Laboratory

Alex Timmermans Collodion Ambrotype wet plate Photography

© April 2021 by Simon Williams