Workshop: 21st Century Platinum Printing, Layton, NJ (Peters Valley)

21st Century Platinum Printing

Date: June 28 – July 2, 2013 (5 days)

Instructor: Tillman Crane

Level: Beginner and Beyond

Class Description: The 21st century has created opportunities for photographers in all formats, film or digital, to make platinum prints. In this workshop you will work with both the traditional and the NA2 platinum/palladium printing processes. Covered topics will include: paper choices, image color, contrast controls, basic hand coating methods, use of step wedges and masking techniques. With this workshop a first-time platinum printer will have the knowledge to make platinum prints in their own darkroom. The more experienced platinum printer can use this workshop to build their skill set and problem-solve printing issues.

Instructor Bio: As a photojournalist, a teacher and an artist, Tillman Crane has spent over 35 years mastering his technique. Combining 19th century materials with a 21st century aesthetic, his distinctive platinum photographs are in collections throughout the world. He has published four books of his own work and is included in a number of photographic anthologies. Tillman holds workshops throughout the U.S. and U.K. Visit his Camden (ME) gallery or website for further information.

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Tuition: $530
(tuition includes lunch during workshop)
Studio/Materials Fee: $75