8x10 Wet Plate in the Field, West Virginia with Lisa Elmaleh - September 15-17, 2017


8x10 Wet Plate in the Field, West Virginia with Lisa Elmaleh - September 15-17, 2017

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September 15-17, 2017

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


"I had a great time at the workshop! I feel like this has re-energized my enthusiasm for photography, which has been in steady decline for 10+ years. Being in West Virginia was really part of the experience for me, and I hope I can go back someday for another class." - Eric Bullock, July 2015


Lisa's Cabin
Paw Paw, WV

*Prerequisite Intro to Wet Plate

This workshop provides a unique opportunity to apply your skill set to an outdoor setting while making the jump to a larger format - 8x10. Students will also learn how to build their own darkroom and modify a camera. 

Participants will need to provide their own transportation, food, tents, and sleeping bags. Accommodations are available nearby for those who do not want to camp. One small tent is available for workshop participant use on a first come, first served basis.

The cameras, chemicals and materials will be supplied.

Open to all students beginner - advanced.

For further details email Lisa at: lisaelmaleh@gmail.com

If camping outdoors is not for you - a list of nearby hotels:
-Avalon Resort
-WrenWood Inn

LISA ELMALEH's work is an exploration of rural America. Using a portable darkroom in the trunk of her car, Elmaleh photographs using the nineteenth century wet collodion process. Elmaleh received the Silas Rhodes scholarship to attend the School of Visual Arts, and obtained a BFA with honors. She is a recipient of the Tierney Fellowship, the Everglades Artist Residency, the Camera Club of New York Darkroom Residency, and the Goldwell Artist Residency. She has been included in various group shows such as the 2008 New York Photofest (Powerhouse) and Landscape: Voyage (KMR Arts). lisaelmaleh.com

Feature Image © Lisa Elmaleh
Workshop photos from May 2015 courtesy of Kathryn Obermaier