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Today is mini-me’s 8th birthday and we are all sick. If this was a test to see what kind of person she is, mini-me passed with flying colors! She didn’t complain once about being sick, nevermind being sick on her birthday. She wanted friends to come over and play, pre-germ invasion, but has not even […]

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  • Celina - February 18, 2013 - 8:34 pm

    Happy Birthday to your girl. We have an 8 year old around here too. Great photo shoot! Hope you all feel better.ReplyCancel

  • Sue - February 18, 2013 - 7:35 pm

    Those are some fancy skates!!ReplyCancel

  Crown Graphic that is!! I’ve been wanting a large format camera for a while, mostly to do wet plate collodion (WPC) photography with in the future. Then one day out of the blue someone sent me an email stating I should get into 4×5 film. After a few email exchanges I found a WPC […]

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  • Vanessa - October 31, 2012 - 12:18 pm

    Beautiful shots, Kim! Besides instant, what film does the Graflex use? I’m a bit swoony over that camera of yours!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - October 31, 2012 - 1:21 pm

      Thanks Vanessa. I have Kodak tmax 4×5 sheet film in the refrigerator, ilford also makes sheet film. A 405 film back will also allow you to use pack film from Fuji. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Briana - October 30, 2012 - 8:19 pm

    How exciting! I’ve been wanting to get into WPC and tintypes myself. No idea where to start with the camera selection though. Maybe I’ll hit you up for some info some day. 😉 Love that first Pola!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - October 30, 2012 - 8:24 pm

      Thanks Briana. Ian ruhter is actually using a Holga to do WPC right now, so really any camera will work. 🙂 hopefully I’ll be at a spring WPC workshop, a lot of chatter will be happens if it happens. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • rkbry - October 30, 2012 - 1:30 pm

    That’s an amazing camera. Neato. And I love the poloraid shots you took. Amazing.

    If you don’t mind me asking, how did you find a WPC workshop? Other than the Google, is there a spot to easily find such workshops?


    • Kim - October 30, 2012 - 7:06 pm

      Thank you Rob for the kind words. I stumbled upon the workshop by following threads/comments on Flickr. The best way is to ask those who do WPC. 🙂ReplyCancel