This workshop will create and further your expeience with making positive Wet Plate Collodion Images (clear glass) and Tintypes.

While designed for the beginner who has yet to experience the beauty of the collodion process,  it is also welcomes those who wish to further their advancement with the process. No darkroom or other alternative process experience is required, but it will be helpful. In this course you will be using an 8x10 view camera to create portraits and still lifes.

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

Image credit: Celia Boltansky

Instructors

Brenton Hamilton

Brenton Hamilton, Chair, Professional Certificate Program in Photography, holds his MFA in photography 1992 from the Savannah College of Art & Design. His teaching specialties include, B&W Craft and 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. Brenton’s own work is inspired by the 19th century and has become a principle area of research and inspiration both as a historian and a printmaker. Devoted to the cyanotype, Brenton’s embellished images are exhibited nationally and are held in the permanent collections at the Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine and the Farnsworth Museum in Rockland. Current projects include publishing: ‘OBSCURA’ a quarterly magazine devoted to contemporary issues and on going studio work.  Brenton's work is represented by TILT Gallery in Scottsdale Arizona and in Maine at Susan Maasch Fine Art in Portland.

Course Dates

Sep 24 to Sep 25
Oct 15 to Oct 16

Tuition

$495

Class Size

8