Exhibition: Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty
Dec
26
to Feb 17

Exhibition: Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty

MOPA in San Diego is exhibiting the work of Irving Penn (1917–2009), known for his iconic fashion, portrait and still life images that appeared in Vogue magazine, ranks as one of the foremost photographers of the 20th century. “Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty,” is organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and curated by Merry Foresta, the museum’s first Curator of Photography, is the first retrospective of Penn’s work in nearly 20 years. This exhibition will be on display through February 17th, 2019 during MOPA’s regular hours of operation: Tuesdays - Sundays 10:00AM - 5:00PM.

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Exhibition: Andy Warhol - Polaroid Pictures at Bastian Gallery
Feb
2
to Apr 13

Exhibition: Andy Warhol - Polaroid Pictures at Bastian Gallery

With the exhibition Andy Warhol Polaroid Pictures BASTIAN London opens a gallery on Davies Street in Mayfair. The first exhibition includes more than sixty portraits and self-portraits of Warhol, some of them first exhibited. His Polaroids depict artists, actors, politicians and friends of his eccentric factory entourage, through which Warhol appears as both a subject and a chronicler of his time. The opening exhibition thus provides an intimate glimpse into New York in the 1970s and '80s, at the time of the emergence of a new visual culture.

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Workshop: Black and White Film Basics with Hernease Davis
Feb
4
to Feb 25

Workshop: Black and White Film Basics with Hernease Davis

In this 4 week workshop at the Penumbra Foundation, Hernease Davis will take students on a crash course of analog photography darkroom techniques. With each weak of the workshop covering a specific aspect of developing and printing 35mm and medium format film. Session one will be dedicated to developing film, the next to contract sheets and darkroom orientation, and a final session on print production.

Included with the tuition for this workshop, Penumbra Foundation will provide a starter pack of film and paper and all chemistry needed for the duration of the workshop for each session. Any supplemental materials will need to be purchased by the attendee.

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Workshop: Defining the Personal Narrative with Susan Burnstine
Feb
16
to Feb 17

Workshop: Defining the Personal Narrative with Susan Burnstine

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Join Medium for one of our most sought-after workshops with photographer Susan Burnstine. This two-day workshop focuses on exploring and realizing individual narratives through the power of the still image. Using metaphor, symbolism and personal stories participants will learn to articulate and refine their vision in any genre of the medium, whether that be landscapes, portraits, still life, nature, abstract, photojournalism, self-portrait or documentary. As photographers, our images are deeply rooted in personal emotion despite being self-created or found scenarios. The aim of this workshop is to guide photographers to develop an emotional understanding of each image they create, and to convey their vision in a meaningful, honest and consistent manner.

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Penumbra Artist Series: Photographic Lectures and Artist Talks
Feb
19
to Apr 16

Penumbra Artist Series: Photographic Lectures and Artist Talks

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Penumbra Foundation is proud to host the 2019 Penumbra Artist Series. The series, organized by Leandro Villaro, brings to life the work of featured photographers and other notable guest artists and scholars, offering a unique opportunity to engage with them in an intimate setting as they discuss their work and process.

Artists Lectures: All lectures and other events are held at Penumbra Foundation at 7PM.
Tickets $12. Students Free.
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  • Tuesday February 19th In Conversation: Lois Conner & Victoria Sambunaris

  • Tuesday March 5: Erica Baum

  • Tuesday March 12: Whitney Hubbs

  • Tuesday March 26: Kristine Potter

  • Friday April 5: Mona Kuhn

  • Tuesday April 16: Mary Ellen Bartley


Image © Untitled, ( Train crossing Great Salt Lake, UT ), 2016. (Click to see full image). Courtesy of Victoria Samburanis

Image © Untitled, (Train crossing Great Salt Lake, UT), 2016. (Click to see full image). Courtesy of Victoria Samburanis

Tuesday February 19th In Conversation: Lois Conner & Victoria Sambunaris | 7:00PM

About Victoria Sambunaris:
Each year, Victoria Sambunaris structures her life around a photographic journey in which she investigates specific aspects of the contemporary American landscape. Equipped with a 5x7 inch field camera, she crosses the country by car for several months per year. Her large-scale photographs document the continuing transformation of the American landscape with specific attention given to expanding political and industrial interventions, where nature and culture meet in unexpected, nuanced relationships.

Her ongoing series, “Taxonomy of a Landscape” pays special attention to the contradictory currents that she has thoroughly researched and which is clearly evidenced in her images of the landscape. There we often find the intrusion of industrial manufacturing onto the land as both a symbol and as the continuing use and need of natural materials being transformed and transferred nation-wide as central to future technological and consumer transactions. The central contradictions are imbedded in most of the images – the needs and habits of a society that, at the same time, is destroying the landscape and the resources it needs to subsist.

Sambunaris received her MFA from Yale University in 1999.  She is the recipient of the Aaron Siskind Foundation Individual Photographer’s Fellowship and the Anonymous Was a Woman Award.  “Taxonomy of a Landscape” debuted at the Albright Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY in 2011 and traveled throughout the country. Her first monograph “Taxonomy of a Landscape” was published by Radius Books in 2014. Sambunaris is represented by Yancey Richardson Gallery.


Image © Erica Baum. Methylene Blue, 2018. Courtesy of the artist.

Image © Erica Baum. Methylene Blue, 2018. Courtesy of the artist.

Tuesday March 5: Erica Baum | 7:00PM

About Erica Baum:
Erica Baum
(b. 1961, New York) has become internationally known for
her photographic work delving into and mining found sources of text and image. Recent museum and public exhibitions include Anna Atkins Refracted: Contemporary Works, The New York Public Library, The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin, The Jewish Museum, New York, 2017; Photo-Poetics:
An Anthology, Kunsthalle Berlin and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Reconstructions: Recent Photographs and Video from the Met Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Reloaded - Concrete Trends, Weserburg Museum of Modern Art, Bremen, Germany; After Dark, Mamco, Geneva, all 2015. Recent solo and two-person exhibitions include A Long Dress, Bureau, New York (Jan. 2019) Erica Baum Naked Eye Nature Morte, Galerie Crèvecouer, Paris, France Until It Makes Sense, Erica Baum & Ajit Chauhan, SVIT, Prague, Czech Republic, 2017; AAa:Quien,
Erica Baum & Libby Rothfeld, Bureau, New York, 2017; The Following Information, Bureau, New York, 2016; Stanzas, Galerie Crevecoeur, Paris, 2015; The Paper Nautilus, Bureau, New York, 2014; Erica Baum, Kunstverein Langenhagen, Langenhagen, Germany, 2013; Erica Baum: Blanks/Naked Eye Anthology, Melas Papadapoulos, Athens, 2013; and Naked Eye Anthology, Bureau, New York, 2012. Selected biennials include; AGORA 4th Athens Biennale, Athens, 2013 and the 30th Bienal de São Paulo: The Imminence
of Poetics, São Paulo, Brazil, 2012. Her work is held in the public collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris; FRAC Ile de France, Paris; and the Yale Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut.


Image © Whitney Hubbs. Courtesy of the artist.

Image © Whitney Hubbs. Courtesy of the artist.

Tuesday March 12: Whitney Hubbs | 7:00PM

About Whitney Hubbs:
Born and raised in Southern California with a brief stint in Portland, Oregon, Whitney Hubbs was involved in the punk rock riot grrrl community from a young age, where she made fanzines, organized art shows, participated in performances and worked as an activist. She later received her BFA from the California College of Arts in 2005 and an MFA at UCLA in 2009. She is an Assistant Professor of Photography at Alfred University. Hubbs is currently represented by M+B Gallery in Los Angeles and Situations Gallery in New York City. She currently lives in New York state.

Hubbs is an Assistant Professor at Alfred University and she received her BFA from CCA and her MFA from UCLA.


Image © Kristine Potter. Courtesy of the artist.

Image © Kristine Potter. Courtesy of the artist.

Tuesday March 26: Kristine Potter | 7:00PM

About Kristine Potter:
Kristine Potter is a photographer currently based in Nashville, Tennessee and a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow. She has earned a BA in Art History and BFA in Photography from the University of Georgia and received a MFA in Photography from Yale University in 2005.  Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally at such spaces as: The Georgia Museum of Art, The Neuberger Museum of Art, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, Equinom Gallery in San Francisco, 601 Art Space, and The Girls Club Foundation. Potter’s work is in numerous public and private collections including at the Georgia Museum of Art, and has been published in Contact Sheet, Paper Journal, California Sunday Magazine, The Photobook Review, the catalog “Re-Framing the Feminine,” and in a single signature book by Roman Nvmerials Press. Her first monograph “Manifest”was published by TBW Books in 2018.


Image © Mona Kuhn. From the book:  She Disappeared into Complete Silence.  Courtesy of the artist.

Image © Mona Kuhn. From the book: She Disappeared into Complete Silence. Courtesy of the artist.

Friday April 5: Mona Kuhn | 7:00PM

About Mona Kuhn:
Mona Kuhn is best known for her large-scale photographs of the human form.  Her approach is unusual in that she develops close relationships with her subjects, resulting in images of remarkable intimacy, and creating the effect of people naked but comfortable in their own skin.  In addition, Kuhn's playful combination of visual strategies, such as translucency explores our connectedness with the environment.  A sublime sense of comfort and intelligence permeates her works, showing the human body in its most natural state while simultaneously re-envisioning the nude as a contemporary canon of art. Kuhn was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1969, of German descent.  In 1989, Kuhn moved to the US and earned her BA from The Ohio State University, before furthering her studies at the San Francisco Art Institute.  She is currently and independent scholar at The Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles.  Mona Kuhn’s first monograph, Photographs, was debuted by Steidl in 2004; followed by Evidence (2007), Native (2010), Bordeaux Series (2011), and Private (2014).  Mona's upcoming books titled Bushes and Succulents (Stanley Barker Books) and She Disappeared into Complete Silence (Steidl) are being released this Fall 2018, during Paris Photo at the Grand Palais, Paris.  Occasionally, Mona teaches at UCLA and the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.Mona Kuhn’s work is in private and public collections worldwide, including The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Hammer Museum, Perez Art Museum Miami, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Kiyosato Museum in Japan.  Kuhn's work has been exhibited at The Louvre Museum and Le Bal in Paris; The Whitechapel Gallery and Royal Academy of Arts in London; Musée de l’Elysée in Switzerland; Leopold Museum in Vienna, and Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney. Mona Kuhn lives and works in Los Angeles.


Mary Ellen Bartley is known for her photographs exploring the tactile and formal qualities of the printed book and its potential for abstraction.  She has exhibited in numerous institutions including The Queens Museum, The Walker Art Center, Houston Center for Photography, Parrish Art Museum, and The Watermill Center.  One aspect of her practice is working in unique libraries and archives where she responds to collections and their habitats developing projects over time spent with them. Bartley was a Watermill Center 2015 Artist in Residence and worked with the library there creating the installation and book Reading Robert Wilson. In 2017 she created an installation Library Copies at The Queens Museum working with Andrew Beccone’s Reanimation Library. Her series Reading Grey Gardens made at the legendary East Hampton estate was exhibited at The Drawing Room Gallery last fall. Bartley’s current project is from her work with the library and music archives at The Pollock Krasner House.

Tuesday April 16: Mary Ellen Bartley | 7:00PM

About Mary Ellen Bartley:
Mary Ellen Bartley is known for her photographs exploring the tactile and formal qualities of the printed book and its potential for abstraction.

She has exhibited in numerous institutions including The Queens Museum, The Walker Art Center, Houston Center for Photography, Parrish Art Museum, and The Watermill Center.

One aspect of her practice is working in unique libraries and archives where she responds to collections and their habitats developing projects over time spent with them. Bartley was a Watermill Center 2015 Artist in Residence and worked with the library there creating the installation and book Reading Robert Wilson. In 2017 she created an installation Library Copies at The Queens Museum working with Andrew Beccone’s Reanimation Library. Her series Reading Grey Gardens made at the legendary East Hampton estate was exhibited at The Drawing Room Gallery last fall. Bartley’s current project is from her work with the library and music archives at The Pollock Krasner House.


About The Penumbra Foundation:
The Penumbra Foundation is a non-profit photographic arts and education organization devoted to offering a complete curriculum from the inception of photography in 1839 to the present digital age. If photography is something that interests you, a visit to the Penumbra Foundation will teach you mote in a short time than anywhere else. The foundation offers free tours, where you can find out more about their efforts, their workshops, and even schedule a time to have a Tintype portrait created in their in house TinType Studio!

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Convention: Film Photography Paideia 2019
Mar
2
to Mar 3

Convention: Film Photography Paideia 2019

The Darkroom is proud to present Film Photography Paideia 2019, an annual gathering of passionate film community members from all walks of life, drawn together by a shared love of cameras and film. The Film Paideia mission is to bring together film experts and enthusiasts to exchange ideas and share their expertise of the craft. In true paideia fashion, the event is an educational and learning experience covering all aspects of film photography.

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Workshop: Salt Printing Melitte Buchman
Mar
2
to Mar 3

Workshop: Salt Printing Melitte Buchman

Salt printing was among the earliest photographic processes, discovered by Fox Talbot in 1834. This means that salt printing pre-dates daguerreotypes by quite a shot. Fox initially referred to this technique as photogenic drawing. Later when the idea of negatives was invented (also by Fox Talbot in 1841) salt printing was paired with negatives to produce photographic prints.  

Salt printing is a technique that combines NaCl (table salt), silver nitrate and gelatin.  Paper is “salted” with a combination of gelatin and salt.  It is then sensitized with an application of light-sensitive silver nitrate solution.  A contact print is made in full sun or ultraviolet light with a negative facing the light source and the sensitized paper sandwiched beneath to create a final print.  It is a lovely soft process that sinks into the fibers of the paper and is often sepia, bluish-black or purplish in tone.  It was used extensively until about the 1850s.  

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Online Class: History of Photography with Rachel Boillot (March-May 2019)
Mar
4
to Apr 20

Online Class: History of Photography with Rachel Boillot (March-May 2019)

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The Griffin Museum of Photography is delighted to be able to bring you an online, 12-week course on the History of Photography, taught by Rachel Boillot. The course will run from 6:30-8:00 Eastern Time on Monday evenings from March 4-May 20, 2019.

This course surveys the history and development of photography from the 1830s into the twenty-first century, examining new technologies and styles such as documentary, portrait, and landscape photography. The course unfolds chronologically and will consider the relationships between photography and other artistic media at every juncture.

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Workshop: Darkroom Printing at The Fox Darkroom and Gallery
Mar
13
11:00 AM11:00

Workshop: Darkroom Printing at The Fox Darkroom and Gallery

Learn to develop your film at this darkroom workshop hosted at The Fox Darkroom and Gallery in Melbourne, Australia on Wednesday March 13th, 2019 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. They will supply all the materials needed including a chemicals, paper, and instruction for each student. But of course, if you have your own, feel free to bring it along!

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Convention: Reclaim Photography Festival 2019
Apr
1
to Jun 30

Convention: Reclaim Photography Festival 2019

Reclaim Photography Festival is an international community arts project which offers an annual programme of collaborations, events and exhibitions, aimed at promoting art photography through inclusive projects free of cost or competition, shown across our public spaces and in our galleries, both here in the UK and internationally. The festival is also committed to providing professional, volunteer and work experience opportunities for young people and emerging artist.

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Workshop: Large Format Camera and Developing
Apr
6
11:00 AM11:00

Workshop: Large Format Camera and Developing

Learn to shoot with a large format camera and develop your shots at this workshop hosted at The Fox Darkroom and Gallery in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday April 6th, 2019 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. They will supply all the materials needed including a large format camera for each student. But of course, if you have your own large format camera, feel free to bring it along!

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Workshop: Medium Format Photography and Developing
Apr
13
11:00 AM11:00

Workshop: Medium Format Photography and Developing

Learn to shoot with a medium format camera and develop your shots at this workshop hosted at The Fox Darkroom and Gallery in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday April 13th, 2019 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. They will supply all the materials needed including a Medium Format camera for each student. But of course, if you have your own Medium Format camera, feel free to bring it along!

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Workshop: Darkroom Printing at The Fox Darkroom and Gallery
May
4
11:00 AM11:00

Workshop: Darkroom Printing at The Fox Darkroom and Gallery

Learn to develop your film at this darkroom workshop hosted at The Fox Darkroom and Gallery in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday May 4th, 2019 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. They will supply all the materials needed including a chemicals, paper, and instruction for each student. But of course, if you have your own, feel free to bring it along!

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Workshop: Intro to Cyanotype Printing with Max Kellenberger and Niniane Kelley
May
17
to May 19

Workshop: Intro to Cyanotype Printing with Max Kellenberger and Niniane Kelley

Learn to create beautiful cyanotype art prints with deeper blues and a longer tonal range using the modern cyanotype process in this hands-on workshop that was recently named one of 2016’s most inspiring photo workshops by Photoshelter. But—cyanotype process prints can be so much more than basic blue! We will experiment with different printing methods of toning and bleaching, techniques which allow you to alter the color and mood of your final print.

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Workshop:  Leafing on Vellum and other Substrates with Wendi Schneider
May
25
9:00 AM09:00

Workshop: Leafing on Vellum and other Substrates with Wendi Schneider

Learn how to gild photographs with precious metals, including silver, white gold and 24k gold with Wendi Schneider! This workshop at A. Smith Gallery will guide students through the process of digitally printing images on vellum and other substrates and various techniques for gilding these prints by hand.

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Workshop: Technique Practice of Leafing on Vellum and other Substrates with Wendi Schneider
May
26
9:00 AM09:00

Workshop: Technique Practice of Leafing on Vellum and other Substrates with Wendi Schneider

Learn how to gild photographs with precious metals, including silver, white gold and 24k gold with Wendi Schneider! This workshop at A. Smith Gallery will guide students through the process of digitally printing images on vellum and other substrates and various techniques for gilding these prints by hand.

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Workshop: Medium Format Photography and Developing
Jun
1
11:00 AM11:00

Workshop: Medium Format Photography and Developing

Learn to shoot with a medium format camera and develop your shots at this workshop hosted at The Fox Darkroom and Gallery in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday June 1st,, 2019 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. They will supply all the materials needed including a Medium Format camera for each student. But of course, if you have your own Medium Format camera, feel free to bring it along!

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Workshop: Medium Format Photography and Developing
Aug
31
11:00 AM11:00

Workshop: Medium Format Photography and Developing

Learn to shoot with a medium format camera and develop your shots at this workshop hosted at The Fox Darkroom and Gallery in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday August 31st, 2019 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. They will supply all the materials needed including a Medium Format camera for each student. But of course, if you have your own Medium Format camera, feel free to bring it along!

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Convention: LACP's 2019 Los Angeles Street Week
Feb
4
to Feb 10

Convention: LACP's 2019 Los Angeles Street Week

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The Los Angeles Center of Photography is pleased to announce its Fifth Annual STREET WEEK in LA event. What started over a weekend has now broadened to a week – STREET WEEK.

This week long event starting on Monday February 4th and ending on Sunday February 10th will include events, exhibitions, opportunities, workshops, and lectures centered around the art of street photography. Please note that some or all of the event s listed below may require a ticket or membership purchase via LACP. You can find these details HERE.

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Workshop: Large Format Camera and Developing
Feb
2
11:00 AM11:00

Workshop: Large Format Camera and Developing

Learn to shoot with a large format camera and develop your shots at this workshop hosted at The Fox Darkroom and Gallery in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday February 2nd, 2019 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. They will supply all the materials needed including a large format camera for each student. But of course, if you have your own large format camera, feel free to bring it along!

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Convention: Photo L.A. Fair
Jan
31
to Feb 3

Convention: Photo L.A. Fair

Photo L.A. Fair and Festival is a collaborative platform that links the international photography community; World-class artists / photographers, galleries, dealers, and publishers via one massive photography event at The Historic Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.

This event will take place from January 31st to February 3rd, 2019 within a massive 35,000 square foot airplane hanger with soaring vaulted ceilings and arched steel trusses that will be host a roster of 50-65 local and international galleries and dealers, individual artists, collectives, leading not-for-profits, museums, art schools, and global booksellers.

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Workshop: Five Days of Alternative Process with Morgan Post
Jan
7
to Jan 11

Workshop: Five Days of Alternative Process with Morgan Post

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Are you seeking a hands-on photographic experience using historic 19th century processes? Each day, students will engage with the chemistry and the materials. Among the processes you’ll learn in this class at the Penumbra Foundation are:

-Cyanotype
-Albumen
-Platinum/Palladium
-Kallitype
-Gum Bichromate

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Workshop: Uranotypes with Morgan Post
Dec
15
to Dec 16

Workshop: Uranotypes with Morgan Post

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The element uranium is generally thought of today in connection with nuclear reactors or atomic bombs, but in the 19th century and the early part of the 20th century it played a significant role in photography. Most often it was used as a toner, producing red-brown tones on silver prints and blue, green and red tones on platinum prints. Students will explore the possibility of this salt exclusively and in combination with other precious metals. Some consider this the ‘holy grail of obscure alternative photography’. Hosted at the Penumbra Foundation.

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Dec
15
8:00 AM08:00

Workshop: Wet Plate Photograms with S. Gayle Stevens

Explore the elemental fun of photograms while learning wet plate collodion photography techniques in this full-day, hands-on workshop with S. Gayle Stevens.

Workshop participants will learn the 19th century process of wet plate collodion through the creation of their own individual photograms, camera-less images made by placing objects on photo-sensitized material. Students will create series of 2×2”, 3×3”, and 4×4” plates, going larger as day progresses and they learn to effectively pour plates. Each participant should bring in a selection of small objects for use as their photogram subjects.

The class will collectively create a large collaborative piece, which will be displayed at the PhotoWALK at the Ogden Museum on December 14. Participants can take home their individual plates at the close of the event on Friday evening.

This workshop is presented in partnership with Bostick & Sullivan and Xavier University.

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Exhibition: Here and There - A Collaborative Photography Exhibition
Dec
13
to Dec 14

Exhibition: Here and There - A Collaborative Photography Exhibition

"Here and There" is a one night exhibition event that will unite 10 international photographers’s work into one central space at Rouge Space Chelsea in New York New York. This exhibition will feature 40 unique photographs taken from around the globe from places such as Ethiopia, Hong Kong and New Jersey by the artists and will represent a diverse group of thought provoking styles.

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Workshop: Tri-Color Gum Bichromate with Tony Gonzalez
Dec
8
to Dec 9

Workshop: Tri-Color Gum Bichromate with Tony Gonzalez

This workshop at the Penumbra Foundation will cover the materials and methods for producing color separated negatives to make full color gum bichromate prints.  Students will be introduced to the history of gum bichromate printing.  Digital workflow will be discussed in detail.  Students will learn the variables involved and how to manipulate the negatives to produce desired the quality of prints.  Knowledge of photoshop is a plus but not required.

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Workshop: Intro to Wet Plate with Lisa Elmale
Dec
8
to Dec 9

Workshop: Intro to Wet Plate with Lisa Elmale

In this workshop at the Penumbra Foundation, Lisa Elmale will teach students how to create glass negatives, tintypes and ambrotypes in camera. Students will learn the techniques of preparing the plate, pouring collodion, exposing, developing, fixing and varnishing as well as chemical mixing and safety.

Workshop participants will be using 4x5” wet plate cameras. The cameras, chemicals and materials will be supplied. 

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Exhibition: James B. Abbott's BridgeWorks
Dec
6
to Dec 22

Exhibition: James B. Abbott's BridgeWorks

BridgeWorks is a group of photographs created by Cherry Street Pier artist-in-residence James B. Abbott, which includes the rarely-seen superstructure and architectural interiors of Philadelphia’s iconic Benjamin Franklin Bridge. Abbott has been photographing the ever changing landscape of Philadelphia’s waterfront since the early 80s. The images in BridgeWorks were taken between 1981 and 2000. This exhibition will be on display from December 6th to 22nd, 2018 at The Print Center in Philadelphia, PA.

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Exhibition: Blue Moon Camera and Machine 2018 Annual Customer Show
Dec
1
to Dec 31

Exhibition: Blue Moon Camera and Machine 2018 Annual Customer Show

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Blue Moon Camera and Machine celebrates their seventeenth anniversary with a presentation of their sixteenth annual Customer Show. This year's Customer Show will take place in the following venues:

Anna Bannanas.................8716 N Lombard
Leisure Public House.........8002 N Lombard
45th Parallel Wines............8527 N Lombard

There will be an opening reception at all venues on Saturday, December 1st from 7-9pm. Images selected in 2018 will hang at 45th Parallel Wines, and other venues will host images selected and shown in previous years. A dance party social will follow the opening from 9pm until 11pm at 45th Parallel Wines.

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Exhibition: Zeb Andrew's Series "Sea" at CameraWork Gallery
Dec
1
to Jan 4

Exhibition: Zeb Andrew's Series "Sea" at CameraWork Gallery

Portland photographer Zeb Andrews will be sharing selections from “Sea”, a series of medium format film images made during his many trips to the Pacific coast of Oregon and Washington. The exhibition will be held at CameraWork Gallery in Portland Oregon from December 1st, 2018 to January 4th, 2019.

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Workshop: Inspired Darkroom Techniques with Tricia Rosenkilde
Dec
1
to Dec 2

Workshop: Inspired Darkroom Techniques with Tricia Rosenkilde

Attendees begin by shooting and developing black and white film in our northlight studio at the Penumbra Foundation. They will then create silver gelatin prints in the darkroom, transforming and re-interpreting them into one of a kind works of art through various manipulations. Each final print will be unique and hands on from start to finish. Participants are also welcome to use existing black and white film negatives for reprinting in a whole new way! This workshop will introduce or refresh participants to working with film and most importantly will be a satisfying and playful opportunity for students to expand and re-imagine the expressive possibilities of black and white darkroom printing!

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Workshop: Collodio-Chloride with Morgan Post
Dec
1
to Dec 2

Workshop: Collodio-Chloride with Morgan Post

The Collodio-Chloride printing out process was a major innovation with contributions from a multitude of innovators.  The use of collodion on paper was a Talbot innovation in 1854, was in general commercial use in 1867 by Obernetter and was mass produced up to the 1930’s.  This process is extremely stable, easy to coat and creates an extremely fine detailed image.  It is naturally married to those wanting to print collodion negatives, film negatives, and digital negatives. This workshop is hosted at the Penumbra Foundation.

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Nov
29
to Dec 2

Workshop: Tintype Photography with Nathan Lomas

If you’re tired of the digital rat race and are looking for a “new” way to shoot, try returning to the roots of photography with this intensive tintype workshop.

Tintype photography workshop instructor Nathan Lomas is fascinated by the ambiguities and tones that tintype photography creates and its contrast to today’s digital photography. Tintype pictures are a direct-positive photographic process (also referred to as wet plate collodion) that was prevalent from the 1850's to the 1880's. The end product is a one-of-a-kind image that will last a lifetime!

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Nov
17
6:00 PM18:00

Launch Party: She Shoots Film Issue 3 "Metamorphosis"

Join She Shoots Film as they launch Issue 3 of their independent publication that encourages, supports and draws attention to emerging and seasoned female film photographers! Their newest issue, Metamorphosis, features interviews with Hazel Dooney, Cig Harvey, Nancy Rexroth and Aline Smithson and features photographic contributions from Laura Aubrée, Deborah Candeub, Sabrina Caramanico, Elizabeth Casasola, Lauren Hare, Mia Krys, Emma Perry, Paola Katherine Rodriguez, Emma Starr and Lisa Toboz. And writing by Ruby Berry and Lilly Schwartz.

This event will be hosted at The Fox Darkroom and Gallery in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday November 17th, 2018. The party begins at 6:00pm! This is an event you don’t want

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Exhibition: The 11th Annual Art About Agriculture and From the Ashes: Thomas Fire Photography by Luther Gerlach
Nov
10
4:00 PM16:00

Exhibition: The 11th Annual Art About Agriculture and From the Ashes: Thomas Fire Photography by Luther Gerlach

Now in its eleventh year, the Ag Art Alliance’s popular pastoral art show, Art About Agriculture, premieres at the Santa Paula Art Museum on Saturday, November 10, 2018, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. The group show features dozens of artworks by artists from across the country who have portrayed the beauty and bounty of agriculture in scenes ranging from fields, farm workers, and farmers markets to animals, barns, and back road vistas.

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Nov
10
to Nov 12

Workshop: Platinum Over Pigment Printing with Kerik Koulis

Combine early printing techniques with modern technology in Kerik Kouklis’s new Platinum printing workshop! You will learn the platinum/palladium process and digital techniques to colorize platinum/palladium prints. You will also learn to make digital negatives for contact printing using QuadTone RIP. A background in Photoshop and previous experience with alternative processes will help but are NOT required.

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Nov
9
to Nov 11

Exhibition: Instant Art Paris

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From November 9th to 11th 2018, InstantArt arrives in Paris, the city that saw the birth of photography almost two centuries ago. Thanks to the many festivals and fairs, the French capital is, more than ever, the crossroads of the new trends. Over all, the Mois de la Photo and Paris Photo have seen attracting important collectors and art enthusiasts from all over the world. Along with this, during Paris Photo days, the city becomes an ideal stage for the photographic works of the most interesting international artists in dialogue with the audience.

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Nov
2
to Nov 4

Exhibition: Instant085 | Fight Like A Girl

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Instant 085 is an ongoing exhibition series dedicated to showcasing new artist trends in contemporary photography. Based on their prior success of featuring exclusively  instant photography in 2016 and and exclusively analog photography in 2017, Instant 085 is pleased to announce that this year's exhibition is titled “Fight Like a Girl”. The 2018 edition of Instant 085 will exhibit 15+ italian female photographers in the historical location of the Circolo Aternino of Pescara, in Italy.

“Fight Like a Girl” aims to bring a new generation of photographers to the forefront of our collective consciousness and explore the ways photography has become an increasingly expressive tool for women in the modern world. Photography has enabled these artists to investigate themselves and their role in society by not only giving them a voice, but by giving them 1000 words in the form of each one of their photographs that show how loud they can really be, in a society that wants them weak and defenseless. This exhibition will dig through the folds of our reality and investigate the female body in its purest and most intimate forms. The artists’ work shown was created by using their own bodies, often strangled and distorted, to create unique rule-breaking landscapes with a pure vision of existential dignity. These women can not be controlled by societal norms and neither should you.

In addition to showing these 15 artists’ photographs, Instant 085 is proud to eliminate the distance between you and the actual artwork. During this exhibition you will be allowed to experience these photographs with all of your senses including touching them! There will be no frames, glass, or mattes during this event and you are welcomed to interact with this work. Instant 085 hopes to short circuit your brain and break the normals of photographic exhibitions.

Join Instant 085 for three days of wonderful female-centric photography at the Circolo Aternino of Pescara in Italy from November 2nd to the 4th of 2018.

Click here to read all the details!

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Exhibition: Jady Bates - A Selection of Work at Blue Moon Camera and Machine
Nov
1
to Nov 30

Exhibition: Jady Bates - A Selection of Work at Blue Moon Camera and Machine

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Blue Moon Camera and Machine is hosting an exhibition of selected images captured by photographer Jady Bates! Bates is an internationally published fine art, commercial, and musician photographer based in Portland, Oregon.

This exhibition beings on November 1st, 2018 and will be available for viewing until November 30th, 2018. There will be an opening reception on Saturday November 17th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm where you can meet the artist and discuss her photographic processes.

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Nov
1
to Dec 1

Exhibition: Where Shadows Cease - The Work of Susan Burnstine

Susan Burnstine’s first solo exhibit of her new color work Where Shadows Cease will be on display at Cordon Pott’s Gallery In San Francisco from November 1st - December 1st, 2018. There will be an opening reception where you can meet Susan while taking in her work on Saturday November 3rd, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00pm.

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Oct
27
12:00 PM12:00

Event: Glass Key Photo's 2018 Zine Fest

Known amongst analog photography buffs for its rare cameras and equipment, Glass Key Photo in San Fransicso will be hosting their second Zine Fest on October 27th, 2018! Join this thriving analog photography store as they provide a place for local artists to gather and sell their ‘zines and photobooks! This event will be a lot of fun and be a great networking event for photographers across the bay area. The event will take place from Noon to 6pm, so mark your calendars! This will be an event you don’t want to miss!

About Glass Key Photo:

Glass Key Photo is one of San Fransicos last remaining analog photography stores that still stock antique and new cameras, a diverse film selection, and have one of the most knowledge staffs in the area. Staffed by owners Matt Osborne and Gordon Szet, this shop welcomes you to come check out their store, chat analog photography, and drink an ice cold root beer while you are at it!

Nuala Sawyer from the SF Weekly describes the store back in May 2017: “The diversity of the crowds that enter Glass Key speaks to its wide array of stock — disposable black-and-white film cameras sit across the room from large-format, wet-plate cameras from the 1800s — but also to the vibe of the place. Someone who thinks they know it all can come in and be politely schooled by Szeto and Osborne, but neither are ever too high-and-mighty not to put down something they’re working on in order to show a teenage girl how to work their grandfather’s old Rollei. It’s a friendly neighborhood camera shop, and even as it becomes more of a destination for photographers across the city, it retains its charm”

Visit Glass Key Photo for more information on this event!

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Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Workshop: Historic Photography Demonstration at the Santa Paula Art Museum

A rare opportunity offered by the Santa Paula Art Museum! Follow renowned photographer Luther Gerlach and witness the magic of historic photographic processes. Participants will get an up-close view of wet-collodion tintypes and salt print processes as Gerlach uses his mammoth-plate vintage camera to shoot at nearby locations. This demonstration is for everyone age 16 and over. The cost of the demonstration is $50.00. Please note that the demonstration will involve a fair amount of walking and standing outdoors. The class will meet first at the Santa Paula Art Museum's new Cole Creativity Center located at 123 N. 10th Street in downtown Santa Paula.

Please note that pre-registration and payment is required in order to reserve your spot in this class, and classes fill quickly. Registration is $50.00 and you can register online here! Registration is $50.00.

About the Museum:
The Santa Paula Art Museum features rotating exhibitions of regional art, educational programming for children and adults, artist talks and demonstrations, musical performances, a gift shop, and more. The Museum's permanent collection includes over 200 historical and contemporary works of art. The Santa Paula Art Museum is also in part the repository and exhibition hall for the Santa Paula civic art collection. This extraordinary assemblage is composed of nearly 300 award-winning entries from the annual Santa Paula Art Show begun in 1937. The Museum is housed within the historic Limoneira Building. Built in 1924, the classic two-story structure was designed by the famed local architect Roy Wilson, Sr. to accommodate the offices of the Limoneira Company. The architectural details of the exterior of the building hint at the interior's handsome wood paneling, soaring windows, and stunning atrium. Through a lease agreement with the Limoneira Company, their former headquarters was renovated and reopened as the Santa Paula Art Museum in 2010. The slideshow and video below reveal the remarkable story of how the local landmark was transformed from a 20th century office space to a 21st century art museum.

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Oct
25
to Nov 29

Exhibition: The Rhythm of Geometry

Join fine-art photographer Patricia Bender for The Rhythm of Geometry, an exhibition of her photograms that explore lines and shapes using Euclidean systems of geometry. She creates these photographs without a camera, using darkroom techniques that take abstract imaging to a whole new level.

The Rhythm of Geometry will be available for viewing starting with its opening reception on October 25th, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Frames and Framers in Millburn, New Jersey. Visit Frames and Framer’s website for more details!

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Oct
20
to Nov 25

Exhibition: The Magic Of Transformation

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"The Magic of Transfiguration" exhibition unites 9 photo artists and a group of students who use the artistic medium of photography in a variety of ways. What they all have in common is the unsmooth visibility of the respective, usually analogue, process of creation. The viewer is transported from the moment before the shutter is released to the birth of each of the images being exhibited.

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Oct
13
to Oct 21

Convention: Porto Photo Fest

Porto Photo Fest features photographers who are not only world-class photographers in their specialized fields, they are also world-class educators who enable you to tap into their knowledge, experience and skills. They meet you at your level and help you achieve your photography goals. As a creator, you’ll gain more inspiration and insights from each of these accomplished professional instructors than from anything you’ll find online.

This festival is an experience that you can’t get anywhere else in the world. Our workshops are created and developed especially for Porto, a UNESCO world heritage center. Porto is like nowhere else in Europe. There are stories to be told from every setting, and locals who want to tell you about their city. Every street you walk down holds a new view, allowing endless inspiring backdrops: The face of the city changes from sunrise right into the night, where texture, light and design meet the magic of Porto. This is the only place a photographer would want to be.

"I said last year this is the festival that could change your life and I had the huge privilege of seeing that change for the attendees last year. I saw how the interactions with instructors changed peoples working methods, practises and craft for life. I can’t wait to see the change Porto Photo Fest 2018 could bring for you". - Anna Gunn, Festival Director & Tamer of Dragons

Convention Details: 
This convention will have paid workshops, portfolio reviews, photo walks, master classes, and some free events. Prices vary per event. Though this not an analog only event, there will be exhibitions of analog photography including one by Photos de Femmes which includes work by Carmen de Vos, Anne Silver and Renėe Jacobs, among others. 

For more information visit the convention page at Port Photo Fest!

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Exhibition: "Alchemy" - Works by Garry Fabian Miller, Pierre Cordier and Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer
Oct
12
to Nov 10

Exhibition: "Alchemy" - Works by Garry Fabian Miller, Pierre Cordier and Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer

Alchemy presents three generations of camera-less photography: Pierre Cordier made his first chemigram in 1956, Garry Fabian Miller began his darkroom era in 1984, and Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer is making her London gallery debut with this exhibition. Just as alchemists experiment in both chemistry and spirituality, these artists deeply consider the chemical and physical properties of their mediums while simultaneously meditating on the human condition, giving form and concept equal weight.

Garry Fabian Miller’s dye-destruction Cibachrome prints are part of a reflective process, growing out of the artist’s connection to the light and landscape that surrounds his Dartmoor studio. Fabian Miller uses coloured oils and water in long exposures that last between one and fifteen hours to make abstract, colour-saturated works. Since Cibachrome is no longer produced, Fabian Miller is using his remaining stock to create work that celebrates the end of his medium.

In contrast to Fabian Miller’s darkroom process, Pierre Cordier creates his chemigrams in full light, manipulated with developer, fixer, and localising products. The localising products are readily available household items such as nail varnish, eggs, glue, and honey, again differing from Fabian Miller’s use of a now-rare material. Cordier’s application of the localising products is almost painterly, though he resists categorising chemigrams as either painting or photography.

Nadezda Nikolova-Krazter’s wet plate collodion process likewise walks the line between painting and photography. While wet plate collodion is one of the oldest photographic processes, she experiments with the medium in the darkroom by dabbing and brushing the chemistry onto the plates. Multiple horizon lines are often at play in her work, each line figuratively representing “the limits of our mental perceptions, which are being broadened.”

All three artists engage with their mediums through a thoughtful respect for the unpredictable aspects of controlled experimentation. As Fabian Miller’s remaining sheets of Cibachrome paper pass their expiry date, he does not know when the chemistry of the paper will fail or when he will make his final print. In recent works, he uses flames to accentuate the destruction of the chemicals. For Cordier, there is “an element of uncontrollable chance” in the physical and chemical transformations that take place to create a chemigram. And Nikolova-Kratzer describes her process as a negotiation with the chemistry: “The chemistry has a say in the final image.”

For additional information regarding this exhibition, or to inquire about purchasing artwork, please contact Gallery Staff by visiting their exhibition page Here!

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