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Event: Wet Collodion lecture and demonstration / 10 May

In this lecture the artist/photographer Michael Schaaf will lead you through the wet-collodion process. He’ll discuss the history of collodion photography and its properties and practically demonstrate how it’s done; from the cleaning of the plates, coating with collodion, sensitising, capturing a picture, developing and then finally the varnishing of the plate with historic varnishes made of gum sandarac and lavender oil.

There will be time for discussion and to have a look at some of Michael's plates and prints. A must for everyone interested in historic photographic processes.

Times/Date: 10.30 – 12 Noon /1 0th May 2014

Address :The Royal Photographic Society, Fenton House, 122 Wells Road, Bath  BA2 3AH

Non members £10/ Members and Students £7

Booking; http://www.rps.org/events/2014/may/10/wet-collodion-talk

 

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