Title: Fear of God Air
Series number: 001
Process: Wet plate collodion (tintype)
Date: Feb 2020
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...