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Samara WWPD-2015

Printed From: Collodion Photography
Category: Workshops & Events
Forum Name: World Wet Plate Day - The Archer Project
Forum Discription: Information and communication about the WWPCPD and the Archer Memorial Project
Printed Date: 08 December 2022 at 16:50

Topic: Samara WWPD-2015
Posted By: Sergeyev
Subject: Samara WWPD-2015
Date Posted: 12 June 2015 at 09:55
2 May we held the first WWPD in Samara (Russia).
I've provided equipment, my own darkroom and worked on preparing and developing plates, and invited professional photographers worked with models and camera.
From 10:00 to 20:00 we have made about 45 successful ambrotypes (and a dozen unsuccessful).
As models were invited everyone, participation was free. Ambrotypes was handed by models.

Several selected ambrotypes:

All images - here:

Reports in the local press:

Curiously fact. Photographer Nikolai presented several ambrotypes, made on WWPD, in the exhibition "Intermuseum". The exhibition was visited by Dmitry Medvedev, PM of Russia, known for his passion for photography ( In this photo Dmitry hold ambrotype with couple with mustached guy.


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