Retro Review: Shooting With a 20-Year-Old Fujifilm/Nikon Frankenstein Monster

The early 2000s was the golden age of digital cameras. Companies like Olympus, Nikon, Sony, Canon, Ricoh, and others seemed to release an endless stream of unique, quirky, and often excellent cameras. I was lucky enough to work at a big camera store back then, and almost every day I remember unboxing a new gadget … Read more

How I Built a Wet Plate Frankenstein Camera and Shot Ghost Photos

Photographer Corrine Gretton-West booked a wet plate workshop with me before the COVID-19 pandemic began. Two years later, we were finally able to do it. The main subject was to become familiar with the wet collodion process and to create images similar to those of spiritual photographer William H. Mumler. Mr. Mumler created images (likely … Read more