Glass Plate Negatives
Learn the advanced techniques used to create glass plate negatives suitable for printing on hand sensitized papers in this one day workshop.
Learn the advanced techniques used to controllably increase the silver density of collodion images, and to create glass plate negatives suitable for printing on hand sensitized papers.
Some of the topics we'll cover include:
Cutting glass plates
Cleaning and preparation of glass
Preparing and using albumen
Adjusting collodion solvent proportions
Lenses, light, and exposure
Practical field camera use
Processing glass plates
Making test strips and judging exposures on glass
Trouble shooting problems common to glass
Resensitizing an image
This one day workshop is available on either weekday or weekend. Ambrotyping experience or our ambrotyping workshop is a prerequisite for this workshop.
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.