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In-person classUnique Portrait On Glass Plate - Wet Plate Collodion TechniqueVictorian photo session will provide you with your very own wet plate portrait - image on black glass.

Plastow

£250 pp

2 hour workshop

Beginner

What happens in this class?

The word Ambrotype is translated in Ancient Greek as "Immortal Impression".

A wet plate photographer makes a film base on a piece of glass or metal using collodion, submerges it in a silver nitrate solution to make it light sensitive, and then exposes the photograph usually in an old style wood bellows camera box.

During this session your teacher, Marcin, will be using large format camera to create your very own and handcrafted portraits on black glass plate. Marcin will introduce you in short to the history of this unique process and will ask you to sit in front of…

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Things to remember

A wet plate photographer makes a film base on a piece of glass or metal using collodion, submerges it in a silver nitrate solution to make it light sensitive, and then exposes the photograph usually in an old style wood bellows camera box. The process is called wet plate because…

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Your Teacher
Teacher
Marcin Seweryn Andrzejewski is a Polish photographer currently based in London using a historical photographic technique of wet plate collodion. He graduated from Higher School of Photography in Jelenia Gora, Poland. From 1992 member of Gorzow Photography Society (GTF), in 2001 - 2009 member of the Association of Polish Art Photographers. Practising classic photographs - the magic of the darkroom and chemical processes are the basis for his photographs. For many years, he specialise in large format photographs, tintype and ambrotype portraits. As he says, the time dedicated to this type of shooting gives him calm in the hustle and bustle of
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Plastow
418 Barking Road
E13 8HJ
London
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