• Using a Zeiss 300mm Lens for a Wet Plate Self Portrait Project

    5 monthes ago - By Peta Pixel

    Wet plate photographer Markus Hofstätter recently acquired a Zeiss 300mm f/4.5 lens, and although it produced beautiful results, the process of getting to a finished image was filled with numerous obstacles along the way.
    The Austria-based Hofstätter is not a stranger to DIY solutions when it comes to antique photography equipment. From fixing a solid Linhof tripod that was left in a bad shape to creating a mobile darkroom out of an ice fishing tent to making his own ground glass focusing screens - Hofstätter knows how to bring traditional photography methods and gear into the modern...
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