Prerequisite: Introductory Wet Plate Workshop
This course is strictly a shooting session and does not teach the wet plate process.
A previous wet plate course is required.
Eric & Geoffrey will work with students to create 16x20" wet plate images using the best practices of pouring large plates and assist students through the technical process. We will provide two camera and lighting set-ups, that students will share, and chemistry. Mammoth plates will be available for purchase for an additional $150/plate.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS:
GEOFFREY BERLINER is the Executive Director of the Penumbra Foundation. Berliner was born in New Yorker in 1962 and received a Masters degree in religion, from Harvard University. He was introduced to photography at a very early age but it was not until several years after leaving the Academia that the call of photography and especially large format and alternative photographic processes urged greater involvement in these practices.
ERIC TAUBMAN is a large format photographer, teacher, and photo lab owner. He has been working with wet collodion for over 10 years and also specializes in 19th century optics and cameras. His work has been featured in View Camera Magazine and recently in the exhibition L'Objet Photographique at the Maison Europeenne de la Photographie in Paris.