Mid-West Wet Plate Collodion Workshop
December 13-14, 2008
Kansas City, Missouri

Robert Szabo will be holding a Wet Plate Collodion workshop at his studio in the Arts Incubator, Kansas City. We will be working in a large indoor area with plenty of natural light.

Participants will be guided step-by-step through the wet-plate collodion process to make ambrotypes and tintypes. Included will be instructions on mixing chemicals and advice on equipment use along with the manual, “The Wet Collodion Plate - 16 Steps to making the Plate” by Will Dunniway. You will be able to make a tintype of yourself to take home by the end of this workshop. All equipment including camera will be provided. You will not need to bring your own gear.

The costs for this two day course will be $350 and includes the lab fee. Lunch is provided. Housing is your option. If you would like housing recommendations please ask.

There is a maximum of 8 students for this workshop. Register soon to insure a place in this open invitational Wet Plate Collodion Workshop.

A deposit of $125.00 is required to hold your place. This deposit will be refundable up to 1 week before the workshop.

Please contact me via email here: Robert Szabo.


Wet Plate Collodion Workshops
Corona, (Southern) California

18 year veteran of the collodion arts, Will Dunniway is holding wet plate collodion workshops in his Turnberry Studio darkroom. His studio is located in Corona, an old orange growing southern California town located 40 miles east of Los Angeles.


Image by Robb Benson

Participants will be guided step-by-step through the wet-plate collodion process to make ambrotypes and tintypes. Included will be instructions on mixing chemicals and advice on equipment use along with the manual The Wet Collodion Plate - 16 Steps to making the Plate by Will Dunniway. You will be able to make a tintype of yourself to take home by the end of this workshop. All equipment and camera will be provided. You will not need to bring your own gear.

For current information and dates please check the website and follow the links to the workshop page at: http://www.collodion-artist.com


JOHN COFFER'S CAMP TINTYPE

Featuring three solid days of hands on training in the making of:

  1. AMBOTYPES
  2. FERROTYPES (Tintypes)
  3. GLASS PLATE NEGATIVES
  4. ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTS
  5. Also available is a case making workshop

See the website for details at http://johncoffer.com


Private tutorials at the SCULLY AND OSTERMAN studio.

Experience 19th Century photography, hands-on in the Historic Process

We can take students on weekends and weekdays and will tailor the program to your needs. Either first timers or more advanced work and trouble shooting. You can shoot inside the skylight studio or in the field with a portable darkroom. Use original equipment from ninth plate up to 14"x18" mamouth plates. Negatives for printing out, lantern slides, collodion positives and all of the variants of the process.

Come a day early and make an appointment to see the amazing collection at the George Eastman House Museum. Prints (over 4000,000) by most of the collodion era photographers, collodion negatives, ambrotypes, daguerreotypes and tintypes. Also, the vintage camera and equipment collection (over 20,000 pieces!).

Contact France Scully Osterman at ScullOster@aol.com
Registration form will be available on our website: http://www.eastman.org


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