19th century tintype photography revisited _lowres

Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Tintype photographer Ian C. Minich, a graduate student in his second semester at LSU obtaining his MFA in photography, adjusts his large-format 8x10 camera as he works with model Raven Foster, of Baton Rouge, on Sunday at Highland Cemetery in Baton Rouge. Minich has been shooting the 19th century wet-plate collodion process, creating one-of-a-kind images on aluminum, for the past two years.

Ian C. Minich, a tintype photographer and LSU graduate student in photography, shoots his subjects in the 19th century, wetplate collodion process, which creates one-of-a-kind images on aluminum.