Wet Plate Photography Workshop: In Camera, level 1


This is a 2-day intensive, hands-on workshop will focus on the traditional way to make Tintypes through the use of a large format camera to create an in-camera positive  The class is limited to six students, and each participant will have the opportunity to make several images on black-lacquered aluminum plates. Students will work in teams to maximize learning this fascinating 150-year-old process, the fundamental principles of silver-based photochemistry—the foundation upon which modern photography is built. 

BRING: A few small objects to photograph and clothing that can be stained. Red colored objects or ones that feature text are not recommended

INCLUDES: Wet-plate chemicals, 4x5 Cameras, and 10 plates. Additional plates and film holders can be purchased.

INSTRUCTOR: Christie Malvin


Please review our sales policies regarding class withdrawals and cancellations before signing up.   Sorry, we can not give refunds/credits for any class withdrawals less than 7 days before the class starts.

25.00 off if you register at least one week prior to class start date, all online discounts are applied automatically.


Register for the same class with a friend and each of you will receive 10% off. All registrations must be made by one person in a single transaction. To take advantage of the discount online, set the quantity to 2 (or 3, or 4...) when adding to the cart (or change the quantity in the shopping cart). The system automatically deducts this discount. The discount only applies if two or more you enroll in the same class.

 Please enter the full name of your companion at the checkout stage including their name, email, and phone number in the comments section of your registration form.


Workshop Cost: $450

Early Registration: $425


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