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Does the Modern Studio Have a Place in Wet Plate Collodion?
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The Christmas Holiday season is a fabulous time of year to reflect on what is in the past, and ponder what the future might bring. For wet plate collodion photographers in the far northern hemisphere it is most likely also a time when one wishes for June and sufficient UV to be out making plates once again. But is June really necessary? Two days earlier it was 26°C with a UV Index of zero. Should the collodion photographer move inside the studio with modern equipment, or remain true to tradition and wait for June and workable ultra violet light?...