2 day workshops

The short, 2 day workshops are where we concentrate only on mastering a particular photographic technique. Rather than divide our time between darkroom practice and photographic sessions we focus entirely on the technical aspects of the process basing our practical work on negatives prepared by the instructor beforehand or on negatives printed from participants’ files during the workshop.


Chloride POP emulsions (collodion and gelatin)

Many photographes feel really nostalgic about the chloride papers that were still manufactured in the late 1990’s. Despite their low speed that require contact printing, they offered unrivalled image quality. Quality so perfect that, even though they disappeared from...

Large format photography

Discover one of the most potent tools in photographic history; the view camera. Learn to use various types of view cameras as well as advanced methods of large format photography such as, for example, in camera perspective control. Discover...

Silver gelatin dryplate

Silver gelatin dryplate, which was the real beginning of the silver based photography as we know it, is probably one of the most difficult challenges that a person passionate about historical processes can face. In order to make our...

Oilprinting workshop

Oilprint, along with its sister technique of bromoil are among the most beautiful manipulative processes associated with pictorial photography and the American photosecession. It is a painterly technique which, like few others,  allows for a huge level of image...

Salt and albumen print

The salt and albumen workshop is the only workshop of its kind offering an opportunity the learn to intricacies of two of the most important techniques in history of photography. The first print making technique ever was the saltprint,...

Carbon transfer

Carbon transfer is one of the most important (and beautiful) historical processes; along with gumprint and oilprint it is one of the essential techniques utilizing the light sensitivity of organic coloids sensitized with chromium salts. Carbon transfer combines power and...

Ambrotype – two day workshop

Ambrotype – two day workshop is a unique opportunity to learn one of the most beautiful photographic processes. The magic of wetplate photography or, to be more specific, of ambrotypes, hasn’t passed for over 150 years which have passed...

Gumprint

Gum bichromate is one of the oldest photographic techniques, older than the silver gellatine print most of us know. At the same time it is a pictorial technique, allowing the photographer a considerable degree of freedom of manipulation while...

Platinum and palladium printing

Platinum print and its sister technique palladium print are among the oldest, rarest and most permanent photographic techniques. They enable the artist to create pictures of amazing tonality, really unique ones of amazing permanence, limited only by the permanence...

Pictorial photography – gumprint

Pictorial photography – gumprint is one of the richest, most complete gumprinting workshops covering all key aspects of both monochromatic and colour gumprintng. Despite the fact over a hundred years have passed since its heyday, pictorial photography is still...