Tintype Photography and Civil War Reenactment
Tintype portraits, popular throughout the 1860's and 1870's, have a unique place in photographic history. The SnapShot team discovers a civil war re-enactment in Vista, the perfect avenue to highlight this special art form and for Tim to try his hand at making these one of a kind images. Tim takes his place amongst the soldiers to help the canon unit and he meets plenty of colorful characters along the way. Meet the inspiring people, true history buffs, recreating the past for a new generation of Civil War enthusiasts.