Wet Plate in the Field, Governors Island with Jolene Lupo - July 13-15, 2019

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Wet Plate in the Field, Governors Island with Jolene Lupo - July 13-15, 2019

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Wet Plate in the Field

Any changes to the program will be announced online.
All programs and events are held at Penumbra Foundation.
36 E. 30th St. New York, NY, 10016
(917) 288-0343 | info@penumbrafoundation.org | penumbrafoundation.org

Image © Jolene Lupo

 

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Governors Island, NY
July 13-15, 2019
Saturday-Monday

Surrounded by breathtaking views of New York City on historic Governors Island you’ll learn techniques for creating consistent tintypes in the field.

This is a three-day deep dive into the wet plate process, including tips for shooting with natural & artificial light, designing a travel kit, chemistry fundamentals and troubleshooting a variety of common challenges. Throughout the course students will have opportunities to photograph their own compositions and hone their hand-skills.  

Students will spend one day learning the wet plate collodion process at Penumbra Foundation, assemble field kits and meet on Governor’s Island for two immersive days of shooting outdoors.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

This class is ideal for beginners or intermediate practitioners looking to develop their skills; participants will be shooting 4x5” tintypes and ambrotypes.

ACCOMMODATIONS:
Students will need to provide their own transportation & food. Information about the Governors Island ferry schedule can be found here.

TUITION INFO:
Workshop participants will be using 4x5” cameras. The cameras, chemicals and materials will be supplied.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

JOLENE LUPO
is a New York-based photographer and practitioner of historic photographic techniques. She earned a BFA in Photography from the Fashion Institute of Technology in 2011 before working as a studio and fine art photographer. Her work focuses on the intersection between life, death, memory and loss. She has managed the Penumbra Tintype Studio since 2014. jolenelupo.com