'US Civil War Re-Enactments Shot With A Wet Plate Camera'

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by RT_Panther, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
  2. speedandstyle

    speedandstyle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Love how they put cars in the background to show they were not period!
  3. wildwildwes

    wildwildwes Mu-43 Veteran

    Jun 9, 2012
    Brooklyn, NY
    very cool!

    wait a minute, you mean to tell me they didn't have cars in the civil war?!?

  4. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Kinda' makes me want to find a wet plate now....:smile:
  5. drd1135

    drd1135 Zen Snapshooter

    Mar 17, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    It's nice work. I do like his reference to "a contemporary photojournalist", using "a digital camera and a motor drive". :smile:
  6. Olivier Duong

    Olivier Duong Mu-43 Rookie

    Sep 23, 2012
    This is great! The cars kind of kill it....thank goodness for Photoshop!
  7. krugorg

    krugorg Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 18, 2011
    Minnesota USA

    I can do wet plate with my OM-D since it is weather-proof, right? :wink:
  8. penfan2010

    penfan2010 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 12, 2010
    NJ, USA
    Great stuff, RT. On a related note, here's a link to another die-hard/hard core traditionalists. Saw it for the first time on TOP.

    [ame=http://vimeo.com/39578584]SILVER & LIGHT on Vimeo[/ame]
  9. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    :biggrin: :thumbup: These are really cool photos.
  10. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Nice video! :bravo-009:

    And it adds to: "digital isn't necessarily 'better'.."......:cool: