We live in an era of disposable snapshots, which we take but seldom look at again. River City Tintype makes one-of-a-kind, heirloom photographs with metal and silver, using a method developed in the 19th century. Join us for a memorable experience and a photograph that will last a lifetime!



At my studio, Calliope Arts

Schedule a portrait session at a time that works for you. Write me on Instagram or use the pink button below to schedule your session at my studio. Learn more about the experience, packages, and pricing here. A portrait session can include a single tintype plate, or as many combinations as you can dream up! 

COVID-19 info: portrait sessions are all held outside, for no more than 4 people at a time, with social distancing. Please wear a mask when indoors.


At my studio, Calliope Arts

Calliope Arts Printmaking Studio

324 E College Street

Louisville, KY 40203


$60 per 4x5 tintype portrait, 20 mins each. 

Dates TBD - check back soon, or email me for a session at a time that works for you!

Learn more about the experience here.


Beautiful tintype prints on paper via VSUAL.

With VSUAL, you choose an image and size, framed or unframed, and they print it on high-quality matte or semi gloss paper and ship it to you. 

Gift card

Gift Certificates

eGift cards are available for secure purchase via Square. You can choose if you'd like the recipient to receive it via email immediately or on a date you set. 

Share an unforgettable experience and an heirloom gift. 

$75.00 - one 4x5 Single Portrait (up to 2 people in the image)

$125.00 - two 4x5 Single Portraits

$175.00 - Double Package (2 individual 4x5 portraits, 1 two-person portrait)

$225.00 - Friends & Family Package (2 individual 4x5 portraits, 2 multiple-person portraits)

Custom amounts - contact me with questions or ideas