Wet Plate Collodion Photography (Weekend)

A contemporary look at this increasingly popular historic technique.After looking at the work of some of the increasing number of artists/photographers adopting this engaging form of photography we will discuss all you need to set up as an independent wet plate practitioner and also the important aspects of health and safety when working with and storing the required chemicals...

Taught by: Guy Paterson.

Description

A contemporary look at this increasingly popular historic technique.

After looking at the work of some of the increasing number of artists/photographers adopting this engaging form of photography we will discuss all you need to set up as an independent wet plate practitioner and also the important aspects of health and safety when working with and storing the required chemicals.

Students will then be shown how to cut and prepare both glass plates for both 'Ambrotypes' and trophy aluminium for 'Tintypes'. The spacious darkroom at the Kings Cross site can then be used to practice 'flowing' and developing plates before shooting both portraits and still life nearby.

A variety of cameras will be used, but students are also encouraged to bring their own.



Tutor information

Guy Paterson is a print-maker and public artist. He studied fine art at Central Saint Martins.  Should you wish to find out more about his work, visit Guy's website at www.guy-paterson.co.uk

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
26/11/2016 - 27/11/2016Saturday and Sunday10:00 - 16:002 Days£310Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
11/03/2017 - 12/03/2017Saturday and Sunday10:00 - 16:002 Days£310Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket