Wet Plate Collodion One-Day Workshop
Learn the historic wet-plate collodion process with Francesco Mastalia in Rhinebeck, New York.
In this digital age of blazing fast cameras and instant photography, why would anyone want to take the longest route possible to take a photograph? Lets explore this 165-year-old process and unveil the magic of this beautiful and mysterious photographic technique. Take a step-by-step in depth look into art of wet-plate collodion photography and the benefits it holds.
This hands-on workshop will cover all aspects of the process. Participants will learn the techniques to prepare plates, pour collodion, sensitize, expose, develop, fix and varnish. We will also examine equipment options, chemical mixing, scanning and storing. It will be a full day immersed into the mysterious world of this photographic technique.
All materials are supplied.