Dev Party – Dry Plates All Wet

On this episode of Dev Party, Eric and Vania develop dry plates! That’s right! Photographic emulsion on glass! How does that work? Basically like film – with a catch.

Vania shot Zebra Dry Plates and developed in HC-110. Here’s one:

And Eric developed a J. Lane Dry Plate, but effed up the exposure and got nothing. However, the following day he tried again (and took a backup shot on Fomapan!). First the dry plate, and then the Foma. Both were 60 second exposures at around f/12.

Here’s a list of links you might need to get started:

Plates:

J. Lane 4×5 2ISO – https://www.pictoriographica.com/store/p9/J_Lane_Dry_Plates_-_ASA_2.html

J. Lane 4×5 25ISO – https://www.pictoriographica.com/store/p11/www.pictoriographica.com/store/p11/J_Lane_Speed_Plates_-_ASA_25.html.html

Zebra 4×5 Dry Plates – https://www.etsy.com/listing/832159911/zebra-4×5-dry-plates-10-hand-coated

Plate Holders:

Zebra Dry Plate Holder – https://www.etsy.com/listing/1013918529/zebra-4×5-dual-glass-dry-plate-holder

ChromaGraphica Dry Plate Holder – https://www.freestylephoto.biz/185450-ChromaGraphica-Double-Dry-Plate-Holder-4×5

Developing Tank:

Stearman Press Tank (for all 4×5 sheets) – https://shop.stearmanpress.com/products/rev-4-sp-445-compact-4×5-film-processing-system

Plate Holders for the Stearman Press Tank – https://shop.stearmanpress.com/collections/photography/products/4×5-plate-holders-pair

Hardening Fixer – https://www.freestylephoto.biz/731712-LegacyPro-BandW-Powder-Hardening-Fixer-to-Make-1-Gallon

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THE CREDITS OF ENDING

Music by Last Regiment of Syncopated Drummers

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