wet plate collodion basics and tools

During the whole process it is necessary to wear goggles, nitrile gloves, gas tight mask and protective clothes! Work in well ventilated areas! The process can be extremely dangerous when you don’t use these protective measures! Always use labor grade bottles and equipment!!!

Making varnish https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wj2nPTYyFQ4 

making developer, fixer and silver nitrate https://youtu.be/rexAAFcq18Y?t=8

mixing collodion https://youtu.be/ozf-irotm40?t=13

the whole process explained https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjdGI5w9YB0

modify your large format plate holder and build a camera support for large lenses https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVxV7QTjqbw

build your own lens cap https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1W2B1ONVtU