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Unique Gift Portrait on glass plate-19th Century Wet Plate Collodion Technique

This victorian photo session will provide you with your very own wet plate portrait-19th Century handcrafted image on a glass.
What happens in this class?

Wet plate collodion is a historical technique that uses large format camera and photographic darkroom- the result of the process is a singular glass plate image created during a couple of seconds exposure, gradually appearing while developed under darkroom red light.

During this drop in session I will be using large format camera and portable darkroom to create your very own and handcrafted portraits on the glass plate. I will introduce you in short to the history of this unique process and will ask you to sit in front of my 8x10' camera that will take you back to the…

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Things to remember

You can come alone or in pairs ( for the same price) to have collodion portrait taken. The glass plate, such as painting, needs to be varnished after its done- you might be able to take it home carefully for further drying or you can request to have in posted.

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Age Requirement

All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.
Your Teacher

Polish photographer currently based in London utilizing historical photographic technique of wet plate collodion. Her works has been subject of several solo and group exhibition around the world. As an educator, leading alternative and historical photographic techniques workshops. Collaborated with various acclaimed art institutions and galleries, such as British Museum, University of Arts London and more.

The idea of alternative workshops is to bring to the wider public -adults, children, seniors- range of workshops which aim to raise awareness about very beginnings of photography and encourage experimenting with them in most creative way. Whether experienced or not, workshops are tailored…

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