The Attraction of Wet Darkroom Prints – My Experience at Hidden Light LLC – By Floyd K. Takeuchi

For those of us of a certain age, no matter what the photo technology in our hands, we’re thinking of the output in terms of photographic prints, not pixels on a display. In my case, that’s because as bad a darkroom tech as I was in high school in the late 1960s and early 1970s, … Read more

Photographer Builds Giant Camera and Darkroom Bus

Photographer Bill Hao from Vancouver, Canada, spent two years building a huge oakwood camera. It shoots gigantic wet plate collodion photos measuring 32×48 inches. The collodion wet plate process has one very critical requirement: the photographer must be able to coat, expose and develop the plate while wet within 15 minutes. This would be fine … Read more