In this workshop at the Penumbra Foundation, Lisa 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.
Instructor: Lisa Elmale
Dates: December 8th and 9th, 2018
Location: The Penumbra Foundation
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate
About Lisa Elmale:
Lisa Elmale's work is an exploration of rural America. Using a portable darkroom in the trunk of her car, Elmaleh photographs using the nineteenth century wet collodion process. Elmaleh received the Silas Rhodes scholarship to attend the School of Visual Arts, and obtained a BFA with honors. She is a recipient of the Tierney Fellowship, the Everglades Artist Residency, the Camera Club of New York Darkroom Residency, and the Goldwell Artist Residency. She has been included in various group shows such as the 2008 New York Photofest (Powerhouse) and Landscape: Voyage (KMR Arts). lisaelmaleh.com
For more information visit the workshop page at The Penumbra Foundation!