Here's that last of the Squirrels form our trip to Cincinnati. Worker Squirrel was positioned in front of the public works department. I couldn't figure out if he was holding a jackhammer or a key. Either works.
At this weekend's Lafayette Peach Festival one of the venders set up a "mobile" lab making images by Wet Plate Collodion photography which is a civil War era process that produces photographic images on metal plates.
Notice the brace behind the woman's head. It was there to maximize sharpness due to blur from head motion and to keep the subject's head from moving outside of the camera's depth of field.