Voigtländer Avus wet plate again

Scanned collodion negative. Five minute exposure.

Fun this afternoon playing with my adapted Voigtländer Avus and three month old Poe Boy collodion. I’m using quarter plate glass from some old glass plate negatives I found in a junk shop. I scrub the plates down and re-using them when the fail. I intensify successful ones for a couple of minutes with Ilford Selenium toner at 1+3. I’m using this camera enough now to warrant making a proper focussing screen for it.

View of the makeshift acrylic focusing screen
Voigtländer Avus with 4×5 adapter back in which quarter plates were used.

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