This workshop is for students and artists interested in getting into the historic photographic process of wet collodion. Participants will learn the basic chemistry, how to pour a plate, how to develop and finish the images. Each student will make three tintypes or ambrotypes.
Roger Watson, Curator of the Fox Talbot Museum will be available to answer any questions on Talbot, the history of photography and Lacock, and will show
Each participant will receive full printed instructions and formulae. All chemistry and equipment will be available here for use by the students.
Limited to 6 participants
Tuition: £295, (including 20%VAT*, material fees and lab costs).
Cancellation Policy: Withdrawal from the workshop two weeks before the session start date will receive a refund, minus a £50 processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made less than two weeks before a workshop start date. If the workshop is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, the entire class will be fully refunded. The Fox Talbot Museum is not responsible for travel cancellation costs or fees. The Fox Talbot Museum and instructors may take and use images, still or video, for educational and promotional purposes.
Location and Scheduling: Daily sessions begin at 9 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. and are held in the Manger Barn (next door to the museum).
Lodging: Participants are required to make their own arrangements but a list of places to stay, in and around Lacock, can be found on our Lodgings Page.