i want to make tin types
Hi. My name is Emily B Hall and I want to make & take tintype photographs. I am a contemporary commercial photographer who wants to bring to life the 19th century art of wet plate collodion photography. I want to ditch my digital gear & travel to Yosemite National Park in May of 2012 to work with Will Dunniway, one of the worlds leading collodion photographers, and create tintypes. I want to stand in the footsteps of Carelton E Watkins & Frederick Scott Archer and document Yosemite and the world of 2012 using technology of 1892. I will use the funds raised in this project to build/procure a reproduction wet plate camera/darkroom, acquire necessary chemicals & materials, & to cover the cost of my journey from Georgia to California. This project is part photographic printing preservation and part artistic creation. I want to capture the world in a beautiful and forgotten medium. I want to make tintypes. And you can help me by donating to this project here..
I hope to be sending you all postcards from Yosemite.
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pledged of $1,850 goal
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Jan 29, 2012 - Feb 28, 2012 (30 days)
Pledge $5 or more
For the cost of a footlong, you will receive the satisfaction of knowing you are preserving & creating an alternative film process. This is the "I do not need anything other than to support this project" option. (thank you thank you thank you)Estimated delivery: Feb 2012
Pledge $10 or more
I am going to send you a postcard from Yosemite National Park. From the gift shop ya'll! And you get a pat on the back for supporting art & history!Estimated delivery: May 2012
Pledge $25 or more
You are a dear. And I will send you a handwritten postcard from Yosemite and an archival 5x7 reproduction tintype print made on this trip. Think how pretty it would look on your wall! And you can tell all your guests how you got it. (Great party story)Estimated delivery: Jun 2012
Pledge $35 or more
LITTLE FRANCIS PARTY. Heck yeah!! For a generous pledge of $35, you will receive a handwritten postcard from Yosemite and an invitation to a kick-off/celebration/reunion show of everyone's favorite band LITTLE FRANCIS!! (house party or bar party, date/location TBA)Estimated delivery: May 2012
Pledge $50 or more
In addition to knowing you are a sweet and generous person, I will send you a set of 10 stationary postcards recreated from tintypes made in Yosemite. Everyone loves getting a card, especially beautiful ones.Estimated delivery: Jun 2012
Pledge $100 or more
In addition to the satisfaction of being super awesome, you will get a handwritten postcard from Yosemite National Park, a set of 10 stationary postcards and an 8x10 archival reproduction print from an original Yosemite tintype.Estimated delivery: Jun 2012
Pledge $150 or more
A commissioned tintype portrait. I will drive within 150 miles from my home to you and take your picture with my hand built refurbished collodion camera. Or you can come to me. And I will send you a postcard from Yosemite.Estimated delivery: Aug 2012
Pledge $250 or more
5 backers All gone!
You get self satisfaction, a gift shop postcard from Yosemite, an 8x10 archival print and an original tintype created from this trip. That's right.. Art for your wall and a real tintype. Your guests are going to love them.Estimated delivery: Aug 2012
Pledge $350 or more
2 backers All gone!
A commissioned tintype portrait, a handwritten gift shop postcard from Yosemite, a set of 10 stationary postcards of reproduction tintypes, and an original tintype created in Yosemite. This is the big prize for two lucky customers.Estimated delivery: Aug 2012
Pledge $500 or more
0 backers Limited (2 of 2 left)
A thousand high fives, 2 commissioned tintype portraits, 2 8x10 archival prints, 10 stationary postcards, and 1 original tintype created on this trip.Estimated delivery: Aug 2012