Create beautiful and timeless works by learning to develop plates by hand.
Dates: Apr 28-29, 2018
Workshop Fee: $545
Class Size: 8
Join us for this intense 2-day course as we dive into the magic of the collodion process! You will learn the process to create these one of a kind images both in the field and the 19th century darkroom. Chemistry, exposure, and field techniques will all be covered in this intense and exciting class. While working with our resident photo historian, Brenton Hamilton, you will create collodion works on both tin and glass. In our Alternative Processes lab you will learn how to develop your plates by hand, varnish and hand tint them creating beautiful and timeless finished works.
Lunch each day is included. Lodging is available on campus $75/night, private room & bath.
Above Image Credit: Brenton Hamilton
Header Image Credit: Brenton Hamilton
Instructor: Brenton Hamilton
Brenton Hamilton holds his MFA in photography, earned in 1992, 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 Maine Media College. Brenton is an enthusiastic workshop leader exhibiting special care and interest in the teaching process and for his students.