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20 steps to ambrotype victory… or: How not to make ambrotypes

Posted February 20, 2009 in Technique

Check out Katie Cooke‘s funny ambrotype crash course/primer: 20 steps to ambrotype victory… Or: How not to make ambrotypes at Photocritic.

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Wet plate collodion workshop, Barcelona, ES

Posted January 25, 2008 in Workshops

Wet plate collodion artist/educator Quinn Jacobson writes: The Atelieretaguardia Studio in Barcelona is planning a 3 day wet plate collodion workshop in Barcelona for May 30, 31 and June 1, 2008 and they’ve asked me to teach it! DOWNLOAD A PDF HERE FOR MORE INFO – IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH I taught a workshop here [...]

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Will Dunniway announces 2008 collodion workshops

Posted December 1, 2007 in Workshops

Wet plate collodion artist and educator Will Dunniway writes: Greetings ~ I have been practicing in this craft since 1990 and just recently have begun to teach this skill in wet plate collodion workshops across the country. The workshops in Corona are for 2 days and the Montana workshop, 4 days. My experience credentials to [...]

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Project Basho’s Fall 2007 workshop/class schedule announced, PA, US

Posted August 9, 2007 in Workshops

Philadephia’s Project Basho have announced their Fall 2007 class and workshop schedule: Fall Classes and New Workshops We would like to let you know that the fall schedule for photography classes and workshops at Project Basho has been finalized and is posted on our website. We have exciting workshops coming this fall. As usual, we [...]

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Field wet plate collodion shoot with Will Dunniway, CA, US

Posted May 16, 2007 in Workshops

NEW Field Wet Plate Collodion Shoot coming this July 14–15, 2007 Large format camera Instructor: Will Dunniway of Corona, California, 40 miles east of Los Angeles, has been a professional graphic artist and photographer for over 40 years. He now practices the 19th century art of wet plate collodion photography using original cameras and lens [...]

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First look at Matthew Larkin’s "Suspended In Time" wet plate collodion book

Posted April 16, 2007 in Books & Publications

I recently stopped by wet plate collodion photographer Matthew Larkin’s studio and got a look at an advance copy of his just-published book, Suspended in Time, which is the end result of a two year collaboration between Larkin and body suspension group Rites of Passage. I’m a bit of a hard sell when it comes [...]

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Wet plate collodion process video

Posted April 2, 2007 in Random

With Quinn Jacobson, author of The Contemporary Wet Plate Collodion Experience and moderator of the collodion.com Wet Plate Collodion Forum.

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Wet plate collodion workshop with Kerik Kouklis, Philadelphia, US

Posted April 2, 2007 in Workshops

Here’s a very interesting-looking workshop with Kerik Kouklis (I have it on good authority that his workshops are excellent): Wet plate collodion, one of the earliest photographic processes, has been experiencing a resurgence of interest in recent years. This resurgence is primarily because of the beauty and uniqueness of the images created. In this workshop, [...]

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f295 Symposium workshop information

Posted December 26, 2006 in Pinhole + Workshops

Tom Persinger writes: If you’ve done all your holiday shopping and are thinking about something for yourself how about one of the many workshops being offered as part of the f295 Symposium on Lensless, Alternative and Adaptive Photographic Processes? The Symposium takes place in Pittsburgh, PA USA 26-29 April 2007. The workshops that are currently [...]

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Matthew Larkin’s wet plate collodion suspension project

Posted August 29, 2006 in Books & Publications + Photographers

Photographer Matt Larkin is working on a book of wet plate collodion ambrotypes documenting people doing ritual body suspension. While some may find the subject matter challenging, I find the photography incredibly compelling—it captures both the intensity and the peace that I’ve heard can come from the suspension experience. You can see more of Larkin’s [...]

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