Tin types: more collodion

Chelin Miller kindly shared her film of ambrotypes (collodion on glass)  being made at the NPG: it’s not the same as tin types (on metal). This includes me – at 1.38 – as one of the people talking about taking part at the NPG:

I’ve already written something about this here – including more details of how ambrotypes – on glass – are made. Up above is the (upside down) image the photographer sees. And here’s my final glass negative:

Collodion photography: This is a glass negative floating in the water bath after its been developed.
Collodion photography: This is a glass negative floating in the water bath after its been developed.

Of course I’m still interested in this! I’m going to learn how to actually make tin types (on metal) and ambrotypes (on glass) with Almudena Romero on 8 Sept.

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