A tintype, also known as a melainotype or ferrotype, is a photograph made by creating a direct positive on a thin sheet of metal coated with a dark lacquer or. I've wanted to have a crack at wet plate photography since I was about 16, there is something that is captured behind the eyes of a tintype. Tintype photography is back so we talked to some of the new masters.
The 19th-century technique of wet-plate collodion photography, and the tintype process in particular, is undergoing something of a renaissance. TinType is a new photo app that's inspired by old photographic processes from over a hundred years ago. In this article you'll discover more. The photographic formats we've examined so far in this series showing you how to date your old family photographs are daguerreotypes and.
Tintype, also called ferrotype, positive photograph produced by applying a collodion-nitrocellulose solution to a thin, black-enameled metal plate immediately.