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Wet Plate Collodion

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Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 February 2017

This course provides an introduction into the wonderful world of wet plate collodion photography. Whilst an introduction the course will provide you with all of the practical information and contacts needed to begin the rewarding journey into hand making wet collodion photographs. Each student will make at least two wet collodion photographs onto black aluminium (plates) - tintypes.

Saturday 10.30am - 5.00pm

Historical Overview

Health & Safety

Chemistry

Equipment

Process walkthrough

Sunday 10.30 - 5.00pm

Process Walkthrough (re-cap)

Making Tintypes

Varnishing The Plate

David Gillanders is a documentary photographer who's work has been consistently recognised internationally. His devotion to understanding the issues he documents, and his immersion into the worlds he photographs is incredible. This approach, combined with the unquestionable beauty and intensity of his imagery, produces some of the most moving and insightful documentary works of our time. davidgillanders.com