WET PLATE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP IN BRATISLAVA
The workshop is organized as a one to one full day experience.
Before the workshop you need just basic knowledge about photography with a practical understanding of terms like exposure, shutter speed or aperture.
The workshop begins with
We will work with a studio 18x24 cm camera and I will teach you how to work with it.
Throughout the day we will be discussing the chemistry and equipment needed for preparing your own solutions and about sources of raw chemistry and plates.
During the practical part I will guide you through all steps of a wet plate process, our goal will be to process at least
Silver Nitrate is a very aggressive chemical - I will provide you with safety glasses, gloves and an apron, but you have to expect some dark patches on your hands. Better wear some old clothes, some you won't pity damaging. We will be careful, but please hold in mind, that the workshop
If you are an advanced photographer with
The price for
These portraits were made by Zoltan as a part of a workshop. Zoltan is a black&white film photographer
Basic of work with a large format camera
Ground glass viewing and focusing
Scales, chemistry equipment
Camera and plate holder
Silver Nitrate solution holder
Wet plate photography practice
Negative redeveloping (just for advanced participants)
Scully & Osterman: Collodion Manual http://www.collodion.org/pubs.html
Quinn Jacobson: Chemical Pictures http://studioq.com/chemical-pictures-book/ (does exist as an ebook)
John Coffer: Manual http://www.johncoffer.com/