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NOTE: This class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom Platform.
Class meets 10am-4pm EDT

This is a one day intensive in all the procedures, recipes and chemical handling for all of the components in collodion work.

You will experience a thorough lecture about types of formulas for all forms in ambrotype, tin and glass. There will be handling and mixing demonstrations and lots of time for Q&A. Each student will receive a set of PDF’s illustrating the commentary of the day and recipes. Chemical safety and use will be detailed and emphasized. Demonstrations and troubleshooting for the collodion- practitioner – how to set up your darkroom, ample time for dynamic Q&A.  If you have a darkroom at home you can work along with Brenton during the virtual demonstration. You may also choose to absorb the demonstration for use later on.

One Day Workshop – 10a.m.- 4 p.m. EDT

NOTE: Students who wish to practice these techniques at home during the virtual instruction should expect to make an additional purchase of Lab Materials (list provided by Brenton) for $175. 

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Instructor: Brenton Hamilton

Brenton holds his MFA in photography from the Savannah College of Art & Design. He is the Chair of the Professional Certificate in Visual Storytelling program at Maine Media College. His teaching specialties include, B&W Craft,  Historic Processes, and the History of Photography at MMC. Brenton is an enthusiastic workshop leader exhibiting special care and interest in the teaching process and for his students.