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Introduction to Wet Plate

  • Doug Hanson Studio Hoffman Estates, IL (map)

Introduction to Wet Plate is an exciting one-day workshop for beginners with little or no experience in this vintage technique from the 1800s. Each participant will execute the process from start to finish creating their own tintype photos. Activities will include:

  • Pouring and sensitizing photographic plates

  • Composing shots on the view camera

  • Developing and fixing the plates

  • Drying and varnishing the plates

Each participant is guaranteed to go home with at least one or two vintage masterpieces that they created with their own hands. Limited seating assures individual attention.

Duration: 1 day (4-6 hours)
Capacity: 6 students
Fee: $210 per person

Earlier Event: March 10
Camera Basics 101
Later Event: April 7
Darkroom Basics