Wet Plate Beginner / Camera Workshop, September 29, 2019


INSTRUCTOR | S Gayle Stevens
DATE | September 29, 2019 from 9am to 4pm
TUITION | $200.00 includes all supplies except cameras and cable release
WORKSHOP SIZE | limited to 8

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION |  Introductory wet plate workshop. Topics covered will be the wet plate process and its history, the chemistry used and recipes for the chemistry, demonstration of coating a plate, sensitizing, exposing, developing, fixing, finishing and scanning tintypes, and instructions on setting up a wet plate darkroom.

Students will learn image capture using a Holga plastic camera, box cameras or 4×5 camera to create a tintype.

All chemicals and plates are provided, students need to provide a camera with a bulb setting and a cable release. Purchasing recommendations can be made.  Any camera other than a Holga will need to be discussed with Gayle in order to determine the plate size.  Gayle will also be bringing cameras from her collection to be used in the workshop.  Any questions concerning cameras, please email Gayle at sgstevens@mac.com.

Cancellation Policy

Please send cancellation via email up to 7 days prior to workshop date for a full refund of tuition.


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