Wet Darkroom Workshops

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    Advanced Alternative Process

    This workshop is designed for the person who already has a working understanding of 19th century photo processes (Cyanotype, Salt Printing, Kallitype, Platinum) and is looking for more guided instruction in a specific process or…

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    Advanced Darkroom

    Instructor: Nick Johnson

    Thursdays, 6:00-9:00 PM, 12 Weeks

    March 30 - June 15

    Advanced Darkroom is aimed at expanding artistic control of the fine art print. During this twelve-week period, we will explore several advanced negative and print making techniques we can use to bring our creative vision…

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    Alternative Process

    This class studies and practices 19th century photo processes. We will explore salt printing, cyanotype, platinum printing, pinhole photography and more. These processes require a deeper level of connection with materials and are a jumping-off…

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    Alternative Process – Wet Plate

    Instructor: Ronald Cowie

    This two day workshop is a fun introduction to wet plate printing, one of the most exciting of the antique processes in the fine art world. It was made famous by such master photographers such…

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    Alternative Process: Tintype

    Instructor: Ronald Cowie

    This one day workshop is an exciting introduction to the world of antique processes. A cousin to the daguerreotype, tintypes are the younger lightweight photo objects made popular during the American Civil War, which later…

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    Basic Darkroom

    Instructor: Nick Johnson

    Wednesdays, 6:00-9:00 PM, 12 Weeks

    March 29 - June 14

    This workshop presents the fundamentals of black & white photography and explores the basic functions of the camera. The class goal is to produce a high quality negative and technically strong black & white prints….

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    Camp Photo 1: Darkroom Magic – Traditional Black and White Photography

    Even in our thoroughly digital world, many photographers are rediscovering the uniquely satisfying process of working with traditional black and white film and paper in the chemical darkroom. This course helps students learn how to…

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    Creative Darkroom Techniques

    This darkroom-based course introduces students to a variety of alternative techniques beyond traditional black and white processes. During the first half of the course, many unique darkroom techniques, including several types of toning, bleaching and…

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    Introduction to Black and White Darkroom

    In this expanded workshop, students will have the opportunity to go more deeply into the material covered in the Basic Darkroom course. This workshop presents the fundamentals of black & white photography and explores the…

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    Platinum Printing 101

    Instructor: Ronald Cowie

    This one day workshop is a fun introduction to platinum printing, one of the most sought after processes in the fine art world. It was made famous by such master photographers such as Alfred Stieglitz,…

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    Using The Zone System

    In this class, the goal is to close the gap between the photographer’s experience of taking the photograph and what ultimately radiates from the final print. The first step is to realize than an increased…