Tintypes

 Tin Hau Temple. Cheung Chau, Hong Kong 2016. Digital scan from original 5x7 tintype

Tin Hau Temple. Cheung Chau, Hong Kong 2016. Digital scan from original 5x7 tintype

 
 

Tintypes are created using a 19th century technique known as the wet plate collodion process. All production and development is done on location and the final product is a positive image on a black sheet of metal, typically aluminum or tin.