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Re: Ambrotype Glass


It's been a long time since I've seen an Ambrotype in the flesh. When you
say Black, is this transparent or opaque. I saw some opaque black glass. But
I'm thinking it won't have the same depth?

Thanks again!


On 10/1/07 6:20 PM, "Kerik" <kerik@kerik.com> wrote:

> You should consider experimenting with different colors to see what you
> like. Many contemporary ambrotypists use black glass like Spectrum black
> cathedral glass. I've also used dark purple/ruby and have seen nice plates
> on blues, greens, etc.
> Here's some info: