Hiott pours a collodion solution on an aluminum plate to prepare it for a sensitizing bath of silver nitrate. After sensitizing, the plate is dried and placed in a light-tight holder.

Keeping antique processes alive

Mandy Ferguson's picture

Bryan Hiott, an artist at Taylors Mill specializing in the 19th Century processes of tintype and Ambrotype photography, demonstrates the technique of tintype photography during the Taylors Mill “50 Years Later” event.

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