Shooting Wet Plate Collodion Images With a Holga Panoramic

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Holga panoramic – drilling a hole for L shaped tripod hole

All images by Juro Kovacik. Used with permission.

Photographer Juro Kovacik was born in 1964 and studied photography at the Academy of Fine Art Bratislava in 1990, but left school after two years. Today, he work as an independent photographer focused on landscape photography. In the last couple of years he has been working exclusively with large format wet plates.

One of his most recent projects involves shooting with a Holga panoramic to create collodion images on plates. When one usually thinks about wet plate collodion projects, they think about large cameras. But this one isn’t so big at all.

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