"From The Shards", Accident turns to Inspiration, October 24, 2014

October 28, 2014 - The first time in over 900 wet plates, I accidently dropped two of my 8x10 glass ambrotypes to the floor. The wood plate...
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Bismarck State College Art Class in Studio Visit, October 22nd, 2014

October 23, 2014 - I had the sincere pleasure of sharing the wet plate process with a group of art students from Bismarck State College, th...
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Wet Plating a Family Affair, Abby and Greyson in Studio, October 17th, 2014

October 21, 2014 - Very happy to have our two eldest children in studio today. Abby is 11 and Greyson is 9. They both have been around the...
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NDSU Campus News Video of Wet Plate Collodion Demonstration, Sept. 11th, 2014

October 08, 2014 - Campus News at NDSU did a short little story about my visit to the college. I had such a wonderful afternoon sharing wit...
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"Head in the Clouds", a Simple Handmade Prop, Oct. 7th, 2014

October 08, 2014 - I have had the idea for some time to bring a cloud into Nostalgic Glass Wet Plate Studio. I created this storm cloud wit...
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Celebrating 2 Years of Wet Plating, Oct. 4th, 2012

October 04, 2014 - Two years ago today, Oct. 4th, 2012, I took my very first wet plate image, a portrait of my brother. We have made a comm...
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"Eternal Field" Admitted to Permanent Archives at State Historical Society, October 2nd, 2014

October 02, 2014 - I am so honored to have my wet plate of Ernie LaPointe called "Eternal Field" accepted into the permanent archives of th...
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Nostalgic Glass Wet Plate Studio was founded on October 4th, 2012 by Shane Balkowitsch.