Salt and Albumen Printing – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  • August 5, 2022
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

SALT & ALBUMEN PRINTING: the two processes are closely aliened not only in the history of photography but in the practice of creating these two most beautiful processes. ABOUT THE SALT PRINT: This is a simple process with a number of challenges to master. Salt prints are created by coating paper in a solution of (more…)

New Chrysotype – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  • July 29, 2022
    9:30 am - 5:30 pm

ABOUT NEW CHRYSOTYPE PRINTING The New Chrysotype process has tonal and surface qualities and permanence like Platinotype-Palladiotype, but the added feature of beautifully muted colours, controlled by the chemistry and physics of the process. The photographic artist should find here a whole new palette of non-literal colour to explore (more…)

Wet Plate: TinType, Ambrotype & Glass Plate Negatives – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  • July 28, 2022
    9:30 am - 5:30 pm

ABOUT THE WET PLATE PROCESS: Tintypes, Ambrotype and wet plate glass negatives. A  plate is coated with collodion emulsion and sensitized, exposed in a large format camera and processed in the darkroom. The name wet plate is used as the solution must remain wet during the whole process. It loses its sensitivity to light when (more…)

Opalotypes and Orotones- Ellie Young – 3 Days


  • July 25, 2022 - July 27, 2022
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

ABOUT THE OPALOTYPE PROCESS Opalotypes were printed on sheets of opal white glass; traditional were sometimes hand-tinted with colors to enhance their effect. The basic opalotype technique, involving wet collodion, silver gelatin and to a lesser degree carbon. The Process was patented in 1857 by Glover and Bold ofLiverpool. Opalotypes are created by the carbon (more…)

Salt and Albumen Printing – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  • July 11, 2022
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

SALT & ALBUMEN PRINTING: the two processes are closely aliened not only in the history of photography but in the practice of creating these two most beautiful processes. ABOUT THE SALT PRINT: This is a simple process with a number of challenges to master. Salt prints are created by coating paper in a solution of (more…)

Gum Bichromate Printing – Ellie Young – 2 Days


  • November 8, 2022 - November 9, 2022
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT GUM BICHROMATE Gum Bichromate process allows colour printing from black & white contact negatives in numerous colours. Paper is coated with pigment, dichromate and gum Arabic, registered, exposed to ultraviolet light. Exposure to light hardens the gum Arabic proportionate to the varying density of the negative.The print is then placed in a bath of (more…)

Film Capture Demystified – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  • November 20, 2022
    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, 120 roll film  and large format sheet 4 x 5 and 8 x 10 film. The types of film and their characteristics will be an important part of the day. This assists with your decisions on film (more…)

Lith Printing – Ellie Young – 2 Day


  • August 14, 2022 - August 15, 2022
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

ABOUT LITH PRINTING Lith Prints are usually warm-toned prints with a unique combination of subtle low contrast properties in the highlights, warm mid-tones, and high contrast colder tones in the shadows. It is an extremely flexible process and many variations may be found from highly graphic to soft ethereal effects. Lith prints tone well in selenium (more…)

Salt and Albumen Printing – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  • November 11, 2022
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

SALT & ALBUMEN PRINTING: the two processes are closely aliened not only in the history of photography but in the practice of creating these two most beautiful processes. ABOUT THE SALT PRINT: This is a simple process with a number of challenges to master. Salt prints are created by coating paper in a solution of (more…)

Cyanotype Traditional & Simple – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  • September 4, 2022
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT CYANOTYPE This process requires no other chemicals, can be exposited in sunlight and developed simply in water. Cyanotypes provide a beautiful image in stable Prussian blue pigment. The image colour may be easily modified by a variety of toning agents. THE CANOTYPE HISTORY Sir John Herschel’s traditional cyanotype process, now practiced for 166 years, (more…)