Basic Tintyping Workshop
Learn the hands-on technique of making alluring wet-plate images from scratch, with this one day workshop.
Learn the hands-on technique of making alluring wet-plate images from scratch, with this workshop which is designed to take the mystery out of collodion and provide you with a solid understanding of why collodion does what it does. We'll be mixing all of the chemistry from basic components and using this to coat, sensitize, and process plates. As a quick outline, we'll discuss and practice:
Chemical handling and storage
The different components of collodion and how they interact
Lenses, light, and exposure
Practical field camera use
Making test strips
Trouble shooting common problems
This one day workshop is available on either weekday or weekend and because of it's fundamental nature, is a prerequisite for all other workshops offered here.
Weekday time slots are Monday - Thursday.
Weekend time slots are Friday - Sunday.
A 50% deposit is required to reserve a workshop date
Email Us to schedule a workshop date.