Calotype

  1. 10% Gum Arabic solution - 100ml

    10% Gum Arabic solution - 100ml

    £3.49

    100ml of 10% gum arabic solution for attaching calotype paper to glass substrate for exposure. Learn More
  2. Acacia Gum Arabic powder - 100g

    Acacia Gum Arabic powder - 100g

    £5.99

    100g of Pure Acacia/Gum Arabic powder used in many old processes. Learn More
  3. Aceto-Nitrate of Silver sensitiser - 30ml

    Aceto-Nitrate of Silver sensitiser - 30ml

    £6.99

    30ml of Aceto-Nitrate of Silver sensitiser for excitation of prepared Calotype paper prior to exposure. Can also be used in combination with our saturated Gallic acid solution depending upon the variant you are using. In this case it's recommended to keep a smaller bottle of Gallic acid solution for this purpose so as not to contaminate the solution when developing. Learn More
  4. Barium chloride - 100g

    Barium chloride - 100g

    £4.99

    100g of Barium chloride for treating paper prior to coating Learn More
  5. Paper iodizer, single wash variant - 100ml

    Paper iodizer, single wash variant - 100ml

    £19.99

    100ml of paper iodizer for the Calotype process. This is a single wash variant consisting of Silver Iodide and Potassium Iodide which can be coated directly onto the paper surface. Learn More
  6. Saturated Gallic acid solution - 500ml

    Saturated Gallic acid solution - 500ml

    £6.99

    500ml of saturated Gallic acid solution, used for development of Calotypes. It is also used in some sensitising formulations. Learn More
  7. Sodium thiosulphate (hypo) crystals

    Sodium thiosulphate (hypo) crystals

    Starting at £1.99

    Sodium thiosulphate (hypo) crystals Learn More
  8. White beeswax - 100g

    White beeswax - 100g

    £2.99

    100g of white beeswax pellets for increasing paper transparency Learn More
Calotype - Wet Plate Supplies is a UK based store selling a range of supplies for alternative photographic processes, namely Wetplate collodion, Cyanotype, Gum bichromate, Kallitype, Van dyke and Pt/Pd. They also offer training and studio facilities for both wetplate and other alternative processes.