Storyboard

World Wet Plate Day

Every first Saturday in May is World Wet Plate Day. On this date, people around the world marvel at this technique from a bygone era. If you haven't seen a wet collodion plate, it's a beautiful image made of silver on a metal or glass plate. This collection features many examples of this time-consuming work, from photographers like myself who cherish it as an artform. You can explore more at wetplateday.org or in my Flipboard Magazines.

Avatar - Markus Hofstätter
Curated by
Markus Hofstätter
    • Analog Photography
    • Photography
    • Historical Photography
    • Amazing
    • Photos
World Wet Plate Day
Continue to read
10 stories in this Storyboard
    13 Wet Plate Collodion Photographers You Need to Know in 2024! | Analog Forever Magazine

    13 Wet Plate Collodion Photographers You Need to Know in 2024! | Analog Forever Magazine

    View fullsize View fullsize All Articles Feb 26, 2023 Feb 26, 2023 Forget your preconceived notions of what "street" photography is or should be. Discover …

    Growing Together - World Wet Plate Day 2022 (4K60 HDR)
    2:36

    Growing Together - World Wet Plate Day 2022 (4K60 HDR)

    More Troubleshooting on my Patron: http://patreon.com/mhaustria More photos as always on my blog: https://blog.markus-hofstaetter.at/?p=9214World wet plate d...

    World Wet Plate Day!

    World Wet Plate Day!

    A bit belated, but I wanted to mention that May 1 was World Wet Plate Day http://www.wetplateday.org/ Photographers all over the world spent the day …

    Capturing a 21st-Century War With 19th-Century Technology

    Capturing a 21st-Century War With 19th-Century Technology

    verified_publisher
    The New York Times - Carlotta Gall

    Edward Kaprov’s wet-plate technique is producing some of the most memorable and timeless photographs of the war in Ukraine close up. The news coverage from Ukraine has been so intense and widespread over the past 16 months that it may seem that the war has been covered to the point of saturation. …

Related articles

More stories from Analog Photography