Archive for June, 2014
Expired collodion? Vintage collodion!
Expired collodion? Vintage collodion!

Today I sampled some of my ’13 and ’12 vintages of collodion, with surprising (to me, at least) results!

New staff, new friends (and new lab)
New staff, new friends (and new lab)

I’ve been quiet for the past three weeks for various – mostly good – reasons. The Professional Certificate program ended, and there was a fair amount of work involved with that. Then I had three new staff members start work, which meant training them, which meant first remembering how to do stuff myself. There was […]

Tintype Outing: Owls Head Transportation Museum
Tintype Outing: Owls Head Transportation Museum

Pilot Richard Hornbeck poses with a 1917 Spad XIIIc.1 biplane (replica). Several weeks ago an old high school friend commented on a tintype images I posted to Facebook, said he would like to buy one. Naturally I said “sure! What do you have in mind?” “An airplane. I want a tintype of an airplane.” Great. […]

New Haas Lab – Tintype
New Haas Lab - Tintype

The original Haas Photo Lab, in which I first learned to make prints using the old photographic processes, is no more. In its place is the New Haas Lab, a super clean and modern space created specifically for the alternative processes that Brenton Hamilton teaches there. I wanted to photograph it, and I figured that […]