After having a good visit with my Dad, this weekend, I went out with with my Polaroid Land Camera and took some photos. With the wife in tow, we took a stroll through the IMA grounds; Surprisingly, I was not hassled by security. The photo … Continue readingAdventures with a Polaroid Land Camera
Silent Night Deadly Night, Creepozoids, Return Of The Living Dead, A Nightmare On Elm Street 4 and Night Of The Demons all have this woman in common; The Scream Queen of them all, Linnea Quigley. This horror icon has befallen some difficult times and is … Continue readingHelp Save Linnea Quigley’s Family Home
Last night I went out and bought a 1979 Grumman Olson GMC 30 Step Van for the studio. She has a new transmission, an engine with less that 5,000 miles. She needs a little love and tenderness but still has many good years of service ahead … Continue readingNew vehicle for the studio.
Woke up this morning and mixed a fresh batch of collodion for shooting some plates. I had just enough dyethel ether left to mix 600 ml. Once I got it all mixed, I added about 50 ml of my old collodion to the mix, capped … Continue readingWet Plate Prepping
Over the last weekend, I provided the space for Dale Bernstein to teach one of his Wet Plate Collodion workshops. It was a good time had by all! I am very happy to say that my studio smells of ether and lavender right now. During … Continue readingAnother workshop comes to a close.
Earlier this month I had a weekend of wet plate love. I did run into two problems that, combined, created a feeling of create frustration The symptom of these problems was a plate with only hints of am image. No matter how well or bad … Continue readingTintypes and Junk
This weekend, I had my second shoot for the IR Erotic project. I want to thank Niki for her participation in the project and I look forward to working with her again! This is one of my personal, and on going, photo projects that I … Continue readingIR Erotic Project, Making Progress.
Last Friday, I took a day off to spend some time with my wife. The morning was spent running around town so I could pick up some cases for my wet plate photography gear, as well as some supplies. By 12:30 we were on our … Continue readingA day on the farm – Indiana Horse Rescue
Today is World Wide Pinhole Photography Day and here are some of my Pinholes from the day. Photos were taken with a Zero Image 4×5 camera with Fuji FP3000b Pack film. All exposures were less than 1 Sec in the shade.
Last weekend, I was fortunate enough to partake in a private wet plate workshop with Dale Bernstein. 2 days on playing and making Ambrotypes, Tintypes and Glass Negatives. This was really a fantastic experience and would highly recommend this to anyone whom has an interest in … Continue readingWet Plate Photography