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Intro to Large Format Photography

Take this rare opportunity to work with Zone System photographer Nick Johnson, exploring the magic of the 4×5 view camera.  This introductory level workshop will include: getting to know the controls and handling of the view camera, film processing and contact printing from the negatives produced in class. Class is limited to 10 persons, film and Paper will be provided.

*Pre-requisite: Basic Darkroom



To participate in this class, student must be 18 years of age or the minimum of a high school graduate (or the equivalent).

*Pre-requisite: Basic Darkroom

About the instructor: Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson has been a fine art photographer for over thirty years and has taught at NESOP for over twenty. Represented by the Focus Gallery in Cohasset, Massachusetts, Nick maintains an extensive exhibition record which includes pieces in the permanent collections of the Danforth and Fitchburg Art Museums and Penn State College. His work has appeared in Black & White magazine and has been reviewed by Art New England. Nick is also the co-owner of Gallery Seven in Maynard, MA.  In his personal work, Nick enjoys working with the large format camera. In his teaching, Nick emphasizes the Zone System and the creative freedom that comes with a high level of technical skill.

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Please note: NESOP’s evening workshops do not fall under the scope of the school’s accreditation, and so they are not accredited by ACCSC.