RE: Ambrotype Glass
The black glass I use is opaque. You will be astonished at the depth of wet
plate images on glass, tin or blackened aluminum, which I use the most.
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> Sent: Monday, October 01, 2007 6:53 PM
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> Subject: 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.
> I'm thinking it won't have the same depth?
> Thanks again!
> On 10/1/07 6:20 PM, "Kerik" <email@example.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
> > on blues, greens, etc.
> > Here's some info: