Horizon 2. (Quarter Plate Black Glass Ambrotype)

Photograph by

Virgil Caine (Sweden)

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“Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road.” Dag Hammarskjöld

The wet plate collodion process delivers something special through its unpredictability. Silver nitrate, collodion, cadmium bromide, potassium iodide, potassium cyanide, gum sandarac and oil of lavender are but a few of the ingredients used in this process.