Ambrotypes Read more »

Ambrotypes are Wet plate collodion positives shot over clear glass and seen over a black surface, usually by painting or japanning the glass on its back. Images are typically reversed side-to-side

Collodion Negatives and relative prints Read more »
Wet plate collodion negatives

Clear glass collodion negatives. Shot like a dense ambrotype, and further intensified by redevelopment in Pyrogallic acid.

Drawings, etchings Read more »
Drawings and etchings

Paintings, Drawing, etchings, Lithograph

Everything is image but not photo and not carnet de voyage.

Just for fun


moleskine watercolour en plain air Read more »
Carnet de voyage

Made with my watercolor moleskine booklet and my travel watercolor set. This is an excerpt. The complete gallery, here.

Ambluetype images. Read more »

It is a kind of Wet Plate collodion Positive which appears blue in reflection. The color of the collodion layer’s dense areas is yellow, owing to the iodine, which converts it to a filter for the light, leaving the complementary color to be perceived by the eye. A description of the process and of its chemical basis can be found in this site.

Tintypes (aluminuntypes) Read more »

Tintypes are positives made over metal. Most tintypes are wet plate collodion works, as those in this section. No longer tin or iron, are mainly made over black anodized aluminum (aka aluminuntypes)