Photo by Catherine Elson

Photo by Catherine Elson

Hire

Experience the magic of 19th century photography!  I would be honored to handcraft a one-of-a-kind heirloom tintype for you.

After we decide on a time and place (within 30 minutes of Cortez, Colo.), I will bring my camera and portable dark room to your location and we will create a memorable portrait in an outdoor setting.  Photo sessions last about an hour, during which we will shoot at least 3 plates.  You will choose the plate to keep, with the option to purchase others if desired.  After processing and varnishing, your tintype will typically be available for pickup or delivery within 2 business days.  The finished tintype, made on an aluminum plate and protected with a coat of traditional shellac varnish, should last for generations to come.

Session pricing for 1 to 3 people:

2.5”x3” tintype..............................................................$30.00/each

additional 2.5”x3” plates from same session…….………...…...$10.00/each

3”x5” tintype.…………………………………..…….….…...…$55.00/each

additional 3”x5” plates from same session…….………...……...$35.00/each

 5”x7” tintype……………………………..………………...…..$85.00/each

additional 5”x7” plates from same session....................……..$55.00/each

(Additional people can be added to your session for $10 each)

Ask me about:

  • Reduced pricing for photo sessions at my location.

  • Longer sessions.

  • Gift certificates.

  • Presentations at schools and meetings.

  • Special pricing for large groups.

I look forward to creating with you!   

Contact me at:  collodion.gal@gmail.com