Perfect your skills in this unique 19th century photography technique on glass.

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Brenton Hamilton with Advanced Alternative Process Students, 2017

This exciting course builds on your existing knowledge and love for the wet collodion process. You will work in Maine Media’s amazing Alternative Process lab and with the school’s 8×10 view camera and with studio lighting to create stunning imagery. You will learn advanced collodion techniques from resident Photo Historian Brenton Hamilton as they discuss the trials and tribulations of working with this amazing antique process.

Students may bring their own 8×10 camera if they would like to as well as any specific and cherished props.

Past students work (clockwise): David Brommer, Sarah Weintraub, Kendra Adams.

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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.