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Icons #001 (Wet Plate Collodion) Air Fear of God 1

Icons #001 (Wet Plate Collodion) Air Fear of God 1

  Title: Fear of God Air Series number: 001 Process: Wet plate collodion (tintype) Date: Feb 2020 Edition: 1/1 Size: 9x12cm    Wet plate collodion is an early photographic technique invented in 1851. The process involves adding a soluble iodide to a solution of collodion (cellulose nitrate) and coating a metal plate with the mixture. In the darkroom the plate is immersed in a solution of silver nitrate to form silver iodide. The plate, still wet, is exposed in the camera. It is then developed by pouring a solution of pyrogallic acid over it and is fixed with a strong solution of sodium thiosulfate, turning...

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