Wet Plate Collodion Master Class – Craig Tuffin – Two Days


  • May 5, 2021 - May 6, 2021
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

WET PLATE COLLODION MASTERCLASS Craig Tuffin -Wed 5th May Thursday 6th May 2021 ABOUT THE WORKSHOP The Wet Plate Collodion Masterclass is designed for those with some experience in creating wet plate collodion positives (ambrotypes and/or tintypes). It is a course focused on (more…)

Ambrotype Wet Plate Collodion- Ellie Young – 1 Day

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  • September 24, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

ABOUT AMBROTYPES Ambrotypes are under exposed negatives that appear as positive photograph. The black or clear glass plate is coated with collodion with added salts, light sensitivity is created by “dipping” coated plate into silver nitrate bath. The plate is exposed in camera and processed in a darkroom before the plate is dry. Each photograph is unique – “one (more…)

Simple Cyanotype (Mike Ware New Solution)- Ellie Young – 1 Day

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  • August 20, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

ABOUT SIMPLE CYANOTYPE Mike Ware has developed a “Simple’ sensitizer contains no toxic dichromates or oxalates, making it safer for children and the environment. The ‘one-bottle’ sensitizer is faster than an average ‘Classic’ two-bottle formula, but still slower than ‘New’. It has excellent tonal separation with a high Dmax of ~1.5 and it can provide (more…)

Film – Printing Interpositives and Internegatives – Ellie Young – One Day


  • November 23, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

For those who love working with analogue film –  learn the  basics of enlarging film in the dark-room as was practiced before the advent of digital inkjet negatives. Making interpositives and internegatives from 35 mm 120 roll film and sheet film, to expose onto Bergger continuous tone print film, perfect for printing alternative processes.  ABOUT THE (more…)

Oil Printing – Ellie Young – 1Day


  • November 14, 2020
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT OIL PRINTING Oil printing is the predecessor of Bromoil printing. This recognised by  Englishman G.E. Rawlins in 1904 as an artistic creative expression in photography, although the observation of this process was first made by Alphonse Louis Poitevin in 1855. The oil pigment process works on the (more…)

Cyanotype & Van Dyke Brown on Fabric – Ellie Young – 1 Day

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  • February 23, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

PRINTING PHOTOGRAPHS ON FABRIC The workshop allows you to create photographs on natural fibres, cotton, linen and silk with a surprising clarity. It provides the following advantages over paper: Movement – especially silks Can be stretched onto a frame Wearable – cyanotype can be printed on clothing items. Decore  –  cushion, bed covers and lamp (more…)

Dry Plate Negatives – Ellie Young – 1 Day

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  • August 23, 2020
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT DRY PLATE NEGATIVES When photographing In the field silver gelatin dry plate negative process can be more practical than the wet collodion process. Emulsion is poured on the glass plate and dried before taking it out in the field. The blue-sensitive emulsion gives the unique feel of 19th century photographs. They are also more sensitive to (more…)

Kallitypes – Ellie Young – 1 Day

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  • September 20, 2020
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT THE KALLITYPE PRINT: Although often confused with Van Dyke Brown and Argerotypes it is more related to platinum and palladium printing in its evolution and tonal values. Due to this it was known as “the poor man’s platinum print”, when the image is toned in platinum or palladium the result is chemically close to (more…)

Black & White Printing- An Introduction – Ellie Young – 1 Day

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  • July 3, 2020
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

ABOUT ELLIE YOUNG Ellie has been been printing in the darkroom for more than 40 years and has worked with the art, craft and science of ‘alternative’ photographic processes since 1994. More information click professional instructors ABOUT THE WORKSHOP Black and white print is more commonly known as silver gelatin darkroom printing. During the day you (more…)

Film Capture Demystified – Ellie Young – 1 Day

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  • July 2, 2020
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

  Film Capture Demystified. ABOUT THE WORKSHOP This is a hands-on workshop exploring elements of film photography including 35mm, roll film  and large format sheet film. The types of film and their characteristics will be an important part of the day. This assists with your decisions on film types for your different needs. Methods of (more…)