The Flying Ace

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© Sam Vimes

Photo license: © All rights reserved

After a delay of posting and much time spent learning more about collodion photography and albumen printing, here is our most recent endeavor. A friend stopped by and wanted some photos done with collodion. This image was exposed at 9 seconds using a Dallmeyer 3B at f/3.5. The lens is roughly 130 years old. The image was shot on black aluminum, similar to the original tintypes used during the height of the collodion process (1850-1890s).

6 responses

  • Laura Boston-Thek

    Laura Boston-Thek gave props (21 Jun 2010):

    Freaking Spectacular!! You have me in awe!!

  • Sam Vimes

    Sam Vimes said (21 Jun 2010):

    Why Thank you Muse!

  • Digital Incline

    Digital Incline   said (22 Jun 2010):

    OMG AMAZING!!! LOVE THIS SOOO MUCH!!!

  • Jim Jochetz

    Jim Jochetz said (22 Jun 2010):

    Freaking awesome.

  • Sam Vimes

    Sam Vimes said (22 Jun 2010):

    Thanks!!

  • Laura Boston-Thek

    Laura Boston-Thek said (29 Jun 2010):

    He's good isn't he!! :) Mitch was a great model too! I tell you I am inspired daily by my husband's passion for the Art and chemistry of Photography!

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