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


  • June 5, 2021
    9:30 am - 4:30 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…)

Film Capture Demystified – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  • June 18, 2021
    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…)

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


  • June 19, 2021
    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…)

Salt Printing – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  • July 3, 2021
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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 sodium chloride (common salt) followed by a silver nitrate solution to create silver chloride. Exposing to UV light changes the silver chloride to image making metallic silver. Salt (more…)

Albumen Printing – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  • July 4, 2021
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT THE ALBUMEN PRINT: Albumen is a salted paper print with an albumen binder. Albumen from egg whites holding the photographic chemicals to the paper.  Cotton paper is first coated with a salted albumen solution, followed by a silver nitrate solution to form light-sensitive paper. Exposure to light changes the silver chloride to image forming (more…)

New Chrysotype – Ellie Young – 2 Days


  • July 10, 2021 - July 11, 2021
    9:30 am - 4:30 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 (more…)

Carbon Printing – Ellie Young – 2 Days


  • July 16, 2021 - July 17, 2021
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT CARBON PRINTING The carbon printing process uses colour pigments producing one of the the most permanent coloured photographs. The use of pigment allows any colour photograph on almost any surface. The beautiful tonal scale resolves fine detail.  It relies upon the ability of sensitized gelatin when exposed to U V light becoming insoluble in (more…)

Carbon Four Colour – Ellie Young – 3 Days


  • July 18, 2021 - July 20, 2021
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Four Colour Carbon ABOUT THE CARBON PROCESS The carbon process, initially a black-and-white process using lampblack (carbon black), was invented by Alphonse Poitevin in 1855. The process was later adapted to color, through the use of pigments, by Louis Arthur Ducos du Hauron in 1868. Carbon photographs were the preferred process of the top echelon (more…)

Tin Types – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  • July 31, 2021
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT TINTYPES Tintypes or ferrotypes are positive images created by a wet plate process. The black “tin” plate is coated with collodion, exposed in a large format camera and processed in a darkroom before the plate is dry. HISTORY OF TINTYPES The tintype was (more…)

Ambrotype Wet Plate Collodion- Ellie Young – 1 Day


  • August 1, 2021
    9:30 am - 4:30 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…)