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Ultra Large Tintype on eBay!

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HERE is the eBay link: https://www.ebay.com/itm/223583573202

For this tintype I’ve shed some sweat, tears and blood. Mosquitoes are my witness! I have made few beautiful ambrotypes as well, but with this material at this temperature and humidity was just insanely to work with. On the end I’ve cracked all the problems and the result is in front of you. I have shared few insights, I hope it will be of some help to somebody. If you had the same problem, please share your experiences. I know few people who just stopped using that kind of aluminium.

OK, now back to work. I am planning to publish a new vlog tomorrow. Easy one, a photobook reaction vlog.

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Written by Borut Peterlin

11 July, 2019 at 21:48

Ultra Large Format Tintype as an auction from 0,99$ / vlog 63

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In this vlog I’m trying out my new camera Gibellini 16×20″ (40x50cm) and I’m putting the tintype on eBay as an auction, starting from 0,99USD. Follow the link bellow. https://www.ebay.com/itm/223510486851

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Greetings from Llira (the vicinity of Valencia), Spain where I have a masterclass on color carbon printing with Calvin Grier – The Wet Print

Written by Borut Peterlin

10 May, 2019 at 23:50

Feasting on the spatiousness of the forest / Vlog #61

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I had a huge plan what to include in the content of this vlog, but then I focused only on the visual storytelling and I applied my new knowledge of recording sound. I hope you will find it beautiful. Information is overrated anyway. My next vlog will follow with all the information I’ve skipped tonight.

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Written by Borut Peterlin

24 April, 2019 at 11:32

Bushcraft Photography / Vlog #60

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In this part of Topshit Photography Vlog, I went to the woodland of Kočevski rog for two days and I did some collodion glass negatives and albumen prints. My main goal was to explore the possibility of staying away from the civilisation and still do my job as a professional photographer. In July 17th – 21st, 2019, I will organise an expedition with rafts down the river Krka and then in the woodland of Kočevski rog. The idea is that we make photography as we go. We don’t need a darkroom to make prints, we can do them in a tent in the middle of nowhere.

Anyway this experience was wonderful and in the future I will do that more often for longer periods of time.

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Wet Plate Collodion Tour Germany and Italy / Vlog 53

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In this vlog I’m catching through November, which was very busy month. And I’ve bought two new cameras and bunch of lenses. More about that later. I hope you will still enjoy this eclectic vlog.

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Paper Negative Experiment / Vlog #49

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Dear followers,

the results from this experiment has surprised me. I’ve used old compact camera, Kodak Folding Brownie 3A and silver-gelatin paper as a negative. On the end I’ve got this amazing print that I’m also listing on eBay. I’m sorry for not containing my excitement, but I’m an artist, I’m allowed to do that. Anyway even if you are not an artist, I hope you will like this vlog. I’ve been working on it for the whole week, but I think it was worth it.

I’ve listed the print on eBay and the listing is in two options, with or without the mat. The print is in both cases the same quality.

Please share with me your experience with paper-negative and if you have some suggestions what should be the theme of my future vlogs, please share that too.

Thank you for watching and helping me spreading topshit across the world!

 

PS: I’ve took down the EBay listing. I’ve changed my mind, it’s not on sale.

 

 

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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