Take some time to appreciate a piece of photography history that is taken for granted in this era of digital SLRs, point and shoots, and camera phones. Tintype photography is a type of photography where pictures were printed on a metal surface, rather than on glass or paper. Contrary to the standard photography process that were normally used, tintype does not deal with negatives. You could say that it is the equivalent of the 20th century’s Polariod.
Hereare a couple of videos explaining the art of patience.
Watch the Tintype Photography Process Video