Friday, September 14, 2012

Learn The Art Of Making Salted Paper Prints

From December 3, 2012 through December 5, 2012 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at George Eastman House

Learn the basics of making prints with the first photographic printing process introduced by William Henry Fox Talbot in the 1830s. Mark Osterman guides participants though the steps of coating, printing, processing, and displaying salted paper prints made from historic glass and paper negatives. The class also includes an illustrated lecture on the theory of sun printing followed by class discussion and viewing original salt prints by William Henry Fox Talbot, Hill and Adamson, James Robertson, Roger Fenton, and others from the vaults of George Eastman House.
All participants receive complete instructions and formulas as well as reprints of relevant historic articles on the salt printing process. 
Limited to 10, this three-day workshop is suitable for curators, photograph conservators, historians, photographers, artists, and anyone interested in the evolution of photography. No experience is necessary for this very hands-on workshop.
Tuition: $450 members, $475 non-members, plus $50 materials fee; extra-day option: $150.
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