Wet plate Collodion-formulating Poe Boy

Collodion process-Poe Boy formula (No ether/No cadmium) The procedure for the collodion “poe boy”, or “poor boy” as some say, is interesting for it does not involve ethyl ether, which is particularly hard to find and use, nor cadmium salts which are harmful to the environment. The formula is as follows: to make about 550ml […]

Platinotype (Platinum/Palladium)

Platinum print – Palladium print Platinotype is one of the most noble and expensive processes. Its main features are long tonal scale, especially in the shadows, deep dark values, almost absolute persistence over time: the metallic molecules trapped in the paper will gone only with the paper itself. No risks at all for fading. The […]