Class: Wet Plate Photography, TinType, Rayko Photo Center, SF

An intensive hands on workshop where students learn the 19th century Tintype process. Get an overview of the specialized chemistry needed, samples of Tintype photographer’s work, projection in a darkroom vs. in-camera shooting techniques, and the fundamentals of coating, processing, and proper varnishing techniques to finish one-of-a-kind silvery plates. A variety of shooting and processing options will be available for students to work with including darkroom enlarging, studio portrait & tabletop stations. Students can also choose to shoot natural light portraits and urban landscapes, right outside our building. All equipment and chemistry is included. BRING:Properly exposed 35mm slides, 2-3 small objects to be photographed, and wear clothing that can be stained.
Saturday | 10a-5:30p | Aug 21
Cost: $350
Limit: 6 students
Instructor: Connie Begg