Introduction to the positive wet collodion  (25 may)

Workshop with Borut Peterlin

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A workshop designed for photographers who want to start with the wet collodion or improve their level of knowledge. A great opportunity to learn from the hand of one of today's great masters, Borut Peterlin.


Materials and cameras available. Bring notebook and a camera or phone will be useful for tracking critical process steps.


PROGRAM:
- Introduction to the process
- Analysis of historical and contemporary examples of ambrotypes and tintypes
- Preparation of chemical and cleaning plates
- The completion of the first wet collodion plates
- Creation of a portrait with ambient light
- Creation of a portrait with studio strobes
- Learn to calibrate the chemical for different temperatures (hot or cold)
- Varnishing Ambrotypes
- Maintenance of silver nitrate bath (kaolin, boiling with sodium bicarbonate, filtered, pH adjustment, ...)

Each participant will receive notes with recipes and important points to remember.

BIOGRAPHY:

My name is Borut Peterlin and have dedicated my life to photography. I have a degree in photography at the Academy FAMU in Prague and I have obtained a Diploma postgraduate at the London College of Printing (2002-03). 2000 I received a scholarship at Fabrica, Benetton Research Center for Communications, and I started working with Oliveier Toscani. Recent years'm attending workshops at the George Eastman House where, mentored by Mark Osterman, I'm learning photographic techniques nineteenth century, with emphasis on wet collodion.

I have done shows all over the world, places such as Konica-Minolta Gallery, Tokyo, Japan / K2 Gallery - Izmir, Turkey / Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany / Host Gallery, London, UK / Kaunas Photo Festival, Lithuania / Doland Museum, Shanghai, China / Photo Fringe Festival, Krakow, Poland, Arendt & Medernach, Luxembourg, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia and others.

                                                                                   www.borutpeterlin.com/

 

WORKSHOP DATES AND DURATION:

May 25, 2016. From 9.00 h to 19.00 h

PRICE 125 €

Maximum number of places: 10

English language


From this link you can access the page Codetickets and reserve your seat.

Place: Fotoespai B.C.I. C/ Coroleu, 72 - 74 bajos. Barcelona - 08030  Tel.: 933 119 273.