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Is wet plate photographer just a snake oil salesman?

July 27, 2015 - At least the rain has come. Long, thorough, with the dark sky and roaring thunders. Absolutely "no fly" time for ultrali...
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Morning with wet plate landscapes and the lost trust in photography

July 21, 2015 - This was the first sunny morning I've had in Liptov. I'm here for two weeks with a vague plan to make some landscapes, j...
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Wet plate photography is something more than just an escape.

July 13, 2015 - One fascinating aspect at the beginning of Maly Dunaj project was an impression, that there could be a peaceful coexiste...
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The Holga panoramic as a wet plate camera and photo sequences.

June 26, 2015 - Sometimes it may be a bit difficult to decode your own steps, but in the beginning of my fresh relationship with Holga c...
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Tintypes and salt prints from morning garden and something about landscape photography

June 23, 2015 - These are the longest days of the year. A lot of sunlight, even when you have to wake up early to catch the morning ligh...
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Maly Dunaj, wet plate landscape project

June 10, 2015 - Maly Dunaj, or Little Danube in English, split from Danube river near Bratislava and is winding on the flat planes of So...
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Tintype landscapes in a changing light

June 04, 2015 - May, Juny and July are for a landscape photographer months of early mornings or late evenings. I'm working on Maly Dunaj...
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Fighting fog on plates or why to struggle with wet plates

May 26, 2015 - It was just a few days ago, when I was asking a question in the Collodion Bastards Facebook group. It is normal, that my...
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Two realms

April 26, 2015 - World of objects and world of forms Willow Morning By The River Creek In Spring
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Wet plate landscapes in sunny spring

April 23, 2015 - There are just a few more delightful things in the world, then making landscapes in a sunny spring day. Cold winter days...
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Mirrors and photographer’s guilty pleasures

April 17, 2015 - I was under the weather the last week, so instead of traveling with my portable darkbox around Maly Dunaj River I decide...
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Flower plates or about a narrow exposure range of tintypes.

March 31, 2015 - This could be a litany about my fascination with flowers. Or, if I would play on my rusty string of conceptualism, a sho...
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The day when nothing works

March 27, 2015 - There are days when nothing is working as supposed. This one was the last day from the period of nice sunny early spring...
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Creek In Spring

March 19, 2015 - This was one of the first spring days here in Slovakia. I loaded a car with the darkroom box and other necessaries and t...
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UV exposure meter in a wet plate atelier

March 13, 2015 - To prefer natural light for portraits (I'm using a box of 4x15W 6500K tubes just as a supporting light source to bring s...
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How to use a light meter in wet plate photography.

February 12, 2015 - By every book I have read about wet plates there is a very little use for exposure meter in collodion photography. There...
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Wet plate landscapes

February 05, 2015 - The fact, that landscapes should be a vital part of my wet plate experience, was clear from its beginning. After few mon...
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Tulips on eight plates

January 29, 2015 - Few deaths are so beautiful as death of flowers. These pictures were made in a two week period and I made another six pl...
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