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Hybrid Wet Plate Collodion Engagement Session | Justin and Lindsey

Recently I have immersed  myself into one of the old­est forms of pho­tog­ra­phy… “Wet Col­lo­dion” For Justin and Lindsey’s enga­ment ses­sion I made this tryp­tic on black glass or other wise know as black glass ambrotypes. I will be offer­ing Wet Col­lo­dion hybrid wed­dings and enga­ment ses­sions soon, you can email me for more infor­ma­tion or to book a com­mis­sioned col­lo­dion por­trait shoot.Denver Wet plate, wet collodion photography and portraiture

After a few hours over at Stu­dio Q mak­ing plates Justin, Lind­sey and I took it to the streets of Den­ver for some reg­u­lar old dig­i­tal shots.Denver Engagement Photographer Denver E Session Denver Wet Plate Photographerhttp://www.mattalbertsphotography.com http://www.mattalbertsphotography.com http://www.mattalbertsphotography.com http://www.mattalbertsphotography.com http://www.mattalbertsphotography.com http://www.mattalbertsphotography.com

Mammoth Wet Collodion Workshop | Quinn Jacobson — Studio Q

Some­times you have to take a step back to move for­ward. For me that ment tak­ing it back to the 1800’s when pho­tog­ra­phy was much sim­pler. Wind­ing down from a sum­mer of wed­dings where I was shoot­ing 5,000 — 6,000 pho­tos a day there was some­thing mag­i­cal and euphoric about spend­ing a full 8 hours to make just 2 prints.

Day one of Quinn’s work­shop was spent get­ting to know the stu­dio and watch­ing a demon­stra­tion of how Quinn makes his Mam­moth Wet Plates, and learn­ing so key tips and tricks to help save your sanity.

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Day two began with a brief recap of the process, then we we all helped each other make our first plate. After lunch we were cut free to make plates on our own.Mammoth Wet Plate, Collodion workshop (19)Mammoth Wet Plate, Collodion workshop (6)My first plate was a por­trait of my dog Howard. It was quite the task to get him to sit still for the 4 sec­ond exposure.Mammoth Wet Plate, Collodion workshop (18)Mammoth Wet Plate, Collodion workshop (17)Mammoth Wet Plate, Collodion workshop (16)Mammoth Wet Plate, Collodion workshop (15)Mammoth Wet Plate, Collodion workshop (14)Mammoth Wet Plate, Collodion workshop (13)Mammoth Wet Plate, Collodion workshop (12)Mammoth Wet Plate, Collodion workshop (11)Mammoth Wet Plate, Collodion workshop (10)

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By the end of the day we had all made 2 plates and stretched the sil­ver bath to its lim­its for the day. 2 plates was enough for me to get hooked, I can’t wait to make my next pour! Thanks to Quinn and every­one involved for such an amaz­ing experience!

For more infor­ma­tion on the process and classes check out Quinn Jacob­son at Stu­dio Q.