Wet plate collodion tintypes private workshop
Private workshops in Wet plate collodion tintypes
Wet Plate Collodion Tintypes:
Spend the day with Ray Bidegain learning this fascinating old process. You will learn how to mix up the needed materials and receive instructions on how to gather and build the equipment to make Tintypes and Ambrotypes. We will spend the day pouring plates and making images in my studio and darkroom. By the end of the day, you will have had a chance to make many plates and should have a good understanding of the process. This class is for students who like on-on-one learning and would like to have my full attention for the day. I will supply all of the materials and cameras for the day.
Learn and understand equipment and materials needed for Wet Plate Collodion
Use of 4x5 view cameras to make Tintypes and Ambrotypes
developing plates by inspection
finishing plates using sandarac varnish
My schedule is flexible and I can offer sessions weekdays as well as weekends. Once you have signed up for the session we can look at our calendars and choose dates to work together.
Do you offer private mentoring at this time
Yes, I am fully vaccinated and accepting students to my studio that are likewise vaccinated
Can we talk about a custom mentorship ?
Yes indeed, I often create workshops that are tailored to the needs and interests of my students, I am able to provide studies in all Alt process photography genres.
Can you mentor me in the making of photographs as well as the processes?
I will look forward to helping you find your way with making photographs of what ever your desire, I can help you do discover that same desire as well.
How about selling work?
Over the years I have explored many venues of commerce for my work and I will gladly share them with you as you decide what is best for your situation.
The Cascabel Press Studio
My darkroom and printmaking studio
for the last 32 years I have worked in the cozy basement of my 110 year old home in Portland Oregon. Your fine prints are made here and are a product of my love of photography and art.
My backyard daylight studio
Where I make pictures
for the last several years I have been making my work in a small daylight studio in my backyard.