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Photography, Fine Art, Wet Plate Collodion, Alternative photography

How much does Wet Plate Collodion cost?

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In this vlog I’m shedding new light onto the myth that the wet plate collodion process is a very expensive hobby. It can be, but it doesn’t have to be. In the end I haven’t done all the maths, but I reckon that with 300 EUR you can buy the Brownie, tripod and all the chemistry to make 50 plates or more. THX!

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August workshops / Topshit Vlog #47

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Here is a short vlog from this month. I’ve had three workshops and they were all successful, with great results. Participants were from USA, Italy, Austria and Slovenia. Small group of three is perfect for these slow hand made photographical processes.

In the future I’m planning to do more didactical videos on wet plate collodion process and analogue photography on general.

Thank you for your attention and let us not forget…

Topshit happens!

Borut

Written by Borut Peterlin

29 August, 2018 at 15:57

Woodland Beyond Photography 2018

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Last weekend we had an artistic photographic retreat, deep in the woodland of Kocevski rog in Slovenia. This is short vlog about it.
If you would fancy to participate next year, please mark the dates: 25-28th of July 2019 and let  me know you’re interested so I can notify you.

Organisation Borut Peterlin
Supported by G.G. Novo mesto
Disclaimer Robert Kalman
Music:
Great Groove 2 – Anders Bothén
Distinguished Days 1 – Magnus Ringblom

Written by Borut Peterlin

27 July, 2018 at 16:38

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Wet Plate Collodion Selfie – vlog #45

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In this vlog I’ve made two self portraits on wet plate collodion negative and I’ve printed them on silver-gelatin paper, toned with sulfide toner. In this vlog is also a photo-challenge. Participate, comment, share, support and topshit happens!

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TopSheet Photography Book Review – Peter Koštrun

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In this Topsheet Photography Book Review I’m featuring Peter Koštrun, a Slovenian photographer and professor at Academy ALOU in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The book is available for purchase in Gallery Photon on the link bellow: https://photon.si/artists/peter-kostrun/

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Written by Borut Peterlin

4 July, 2018 at 14:04

My Dream Darkroom – Topshit Photography Vlog 43

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I’m photographer all my life and I had many darkrooms. If I count only dedicated darkroom spaces, this is my fifth darkroom and with each one I’ve learned something new. This is my dream darkroom. It is functional, well equipped and it looks good, thus stimulating for making some beautiful art. Tomorrow (22.6.2018) I’m publishing the workshop calendar.

I could not done it without the help of Anže Grabeljšek , Peter Peterlin and Mateja Gašparin. Thank you!

And big thank you to all of my patreons: https://www.patreon.com/borutpeterlin
My book: https://www.borutpeterlin.com/shop/

Written by Borut Peterlin

21 June, 2018 at 20:42

Photobook review / James Mollison, August Sander, Gabriele Galimberti /#42

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Dear followers,

this vlog is very different then my usual ones, so I ask for your opinion if you want more of this kind too, or would you prefer more about my professional eclectic vlog? Either case I am going to do both kind of vlogs, but I am wondering if this “talking head” format of the vlog contains enough useful information on the expense of entertainment? Or perhaps you prefer this kind of vlogs, to share a view in my creative thinking and how am I getting inspired from books and art works on general.
Thank you for your feedback. I wish you a pleasent moment, here and now.
Borut

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2 June, 2018 at 07:19