CHRIS MORGAN

The Silver Stain (Blog)

  1. Here comes fall!

    18 Oct 2016

    As the fall/winter season arrives I’ll be revamping some processes and procedures of my work as well as working to customize some of my equipment for an upcoming project In this I will be building a couple of darkboxes for sale at reduced prices.  These darkrooms will be built kind…


  2. Marketing…its not my thing…

    07 Oct 2016

    I love the thought of marketing…but I am not very good at it, but intend to make some changes in how/where/why I market.   Portraits are not valued the same as they were 100 years ago…the days of instant gratification, selfies every 2 minutes, facebook posts of what we eat…


  3. Varnishing A Plate

    30 Sep 2016

    Snapshot by @grayson.morgan of me pouring  varnish on  his tintype.  Taken at Hopscotch this year in Raleigh, NC, the tintype needs to be varnished after its initial drying to protect the silver from tarnishing.  The varnish is made by grinding and dissolving gum sandarac in grain alcohol and adding lavender…


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