Esther

Afbeelding

Wet plate collodion photo on glass, 17,8 x 23,5 cm (2mm),
Lens: Liesegang Janar 4,0/400
Exposure 9 seconds @ f 4,0

Esther 1 9sec Lieseg Kessel Scan 2015-06-11-0001c

“Happy accident”: developer not mixed with wetting agent:

Esther 3 9sec Lieseg Kessel Scan 2015-06-11-0001c

New Wet Plate Camera

Afbeelding

My new Wet Plate camera hand made by Toon Smits. 35x35cm plate size, total bellows extension 1,4 meter, weight 40kg.  Both back and Lens board have full tilt and shift adjustments.

Camera Toon Smits Kessel DSC00733 (1) Camera Toon Smits Kessel DSC00733 (7) Camera Toon Smits Kessel DSC00733 (9) Camera Toon Smits Kessel DSC00733 (10) Camera Toon Smits Kessel DSC00733 (11)

Steffi

Afbeelding

On the first two pictures Steffi is wearing a wedding dress made after a design of the year 1910. Dress is on loan from the collection of Marlie Lamers (Boxmeer, NL).

Wet plate collodion photo on glass, 17,8 x 23,5 cm (2mm),
Lens: I-37 300mm
Exposure 9 seconds @ f 4,5

Steffi 9sec 2 Kessel Scan 2015-06-04-0002c Steffi 9sec 1 Kessel Scan 2015-06-04-0001c Steffi 9sec 3 Kessel Scan 2015-06-04-0001c

Carolin II

Afbeelding

Wet plate collodion photo on glass with partial gold leaf backing
Nass Platten Kollodion mit Blatt Gold
Exposure 9 seconds @ f 4,5

Carolin gold Scan 2015-05-28-0001(1)