How big is your camera? Does it need a truck to move it? Published: January 6, 2013 SILVER & LIGHT from Ian Ruhter : Alchemist on Vimeo. This guy is an inspiration. Built a camera in a truck to make wet plate images. Think large metal polaroids. Some of his images cost $500 each exposure. And most of us will blast off 500 captures on a CF card without a thought!