Explore the magic of ambrotypes.

Dates:
Jun 6, 2020 - Jun 7, 2020

Levels: Beginner, Intermediate,
Workshop Fee: $595
Class Size: 8

Join us and learn to make this unique form of 19th century photography on glass – it’s a weekend devoted to the procedure, chemistry and process of ambrotypes on glass. Ambro’s are unusual photographic objects on glass that, when backed with a black surface come to life in a beautiful manner.

Learn this careful work with Brenton Hamilton in our special historic process laboratory at Maine Media. This weekend is devoted only to this form of collodion practice. You will need to bring a few items  and a list will be provided.

Lunch each day is included. Lodging is available on campus $75/night, private room & bath..

Image Credit: Brenton Hamilton

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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.