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    Re: Wet plate image sharing July 2020

    Lockdown learning continues.

    With this particular plate, both of my red (bicycle) LED's died at the same time in the darkroom, so this was developed in complete darkness! I'm really happy that I...
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    Re: Wet Plate - A Beginner's Experience

    Thanks for the encouragement, about 15 seconds give or take. I'm going to practice with some plates and water over the sink.
    It's premixed developer from wetplatesupplies here in the UK - WD1...
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    Re: Wet Plate - A Beginner's Experience

    So I poured some plates today.

    First things first, after doing some reading on here and the collodion FB groups I decided to not sensitise my silver bath.

    I left my first plate in for slightly...
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    Re: Wet Plate - A Beginner's Experience

    Thanks for all of the info! Very insightful to a newbie here. One last question for the sake of hijacking this thread. (Apologies Ari!)

    Do I need to worry about coating the glass plate with egg...
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    Re: Wet Plate - A Beginner's Experience

    Thanks Ari :)
    Noted, I'll find some glass.

    Like you I'll be shooting 4x5 to begin with, the camera came with a reducing back.
    I'll definetly throw some photos up when I get going.
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    Re: Wet Plate - A Beginner's Experience

    Great stuff Ari - I'm following this with interest.

    I am also just getting started with wet plate and also with a Kodak 2D (funnily enough I had it shipped over from Canada)
    My chemicals have all...
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    Sticky: Re: New Forum--populate it!

    Yes! Thanks for making this - I was beginning to think that I had missed the wet plate part of the forum :)
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    4x5 camera thoughts

    Hi LF!

    So I'm new to LF photography, I've worked a lot with 35mm and 120mm in the past and recently did a wet plate workshop which has completely reignited my hunger for photography.

    While I...
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    Greetings from Edinburgh!

    Hi all,

    New member currently living in Edinburgh but originally from Cape Town here.
    I've just finished a long anticipated wet plate course here in Scotland, so here I am to try to gain some...
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