What is a tintype

WHAT IS A TINTYPE?

A tintype is a one-­of-­a-­kind hand­made image using the same techniques used in civil war photography. Tintypes can be made into a variety of colors and styles with your images displayed on either a metal plate or a glass sheet for a truly unique display of your photo.
  • One-­of-­a-­kind civil war style photo
  • Made on metal or glass
  • A variety of colors and styles available

WHAT IS A TINTYPE GOOD FOR?
A tintype is a creative and unique way to preserve and display a favorite images from your digital library or photo albums. Making a tintypes will guarantee your image will be visible for generations to come as a heirloom to be treasured and passed from parent to child.

• Restore a family photo and preserve a family history
• Capture a precious face
• Create a family heirloom to be passed down for generations
• Create a truly unique piece of jewelry