This is a 2-day workshop. All classes run 9 – 4 pm each day with lunch included from 12 – 1 pm.
Dive into the past to explore the world of wet plate collodion photography, a process right out of the 1850’s! In this immersive two-day workshop, participants will learn the secrets of this historic photographic process, exploring the techniques of creating unique tintype photographs.
Ken Miner, a seasoned practitioner with over 10 years of wet plate photography experience, will guide students through the entire process—from preparing plates and chemistry to exposing, developing, and varnishing plates. Participants will gain hands-on experience in creating captivating images using vintage cameras and portable darkroom procedures. The workshop also delves into artistic considerations, exploring the intersection of creativity and craftsmanship in wet plate collodion photography.
Whether you’re a novice or experienced photographer, or have never picked up a camera, this course oﬀers a unique opportunity to expand your skills and contribute to the revival of this historic art form.
This price includes: tuition, daily lunch, material fees (if required), any applicable taxes and is listed in Canadian Dollars.
Ken Miner, a seasoned practitioner of the wet plate collodion photographic process, brings a wealth of expertise to the MISSA International Summer Arts Program. With a passion for preserving this historic art form, Ken continues the delicate process of creating tintypes and ambrotype images for private clients as well as for gallery exhibition pieces.Click here to read more about KEN MINER