What’s new Meetings & talks in August Large format photography in Gdynia, Poland – August 31st-September 2nd

Large format photography in Gdynia, Poland – August 31st-September 2nd

Discover one of the most potent tools in photographic history; the view camera. Learn to use various types of view cameras as well as advanced methods of large format photography such as, for example, in camera perspective control. Discover the commercially available as well as self made materials, and their properties , take pictures both using negatives and inverse developing photographic paper to create unique, in camera, positive prints without the negative. Discover the secrets of a camera essential for historical photography passionates who want to shoot wetplate or glass plate negatives, of a camera, that is still used in some of the best commercial studios.
For those of you, who want to master the view camera, take off the spell and learn its secrets, we have prepared our newest, three day workshop. It will give you an opportunity to break all barriers and fears, to learn not only the basics but also advanced methods of using a view camera. And all this in the comfortable premises of the Tricity School of Photography in Gdynia, taught by its teachers, with assistance of experience models and make up artist.
A workshop means, first of all, practice. Working in a small group you will have an opportunity to become comfortable with various large format camera types, will learn to use them and utilise all the photographic possibilities they offer. You will photograph architecture, landscape, portrait, fashion and still life both in the studio and outdoors as well as learn to develop the pictures and copy them to make photographic prints. You will also learn to make unique in camera positives on reversal developed photographic paper.
The programme of the workshop covers 24 hours of practical work including two shoots with models, a session devoted to landscape and architecture as well as studio work on close-up/macro photography and still life photography. There will also be time to learn the basics of processing and copying large format black and white negatives as well as some basic historical processes.
In order to ensure that all participants get sufficient attention, the number of places available is limited to six. The workshop is available in English and Polish.
The tutor is Radosław Brzozowski (www.radoslawbrzozowski.com)
More information is available at: http://www.photoworkshops.pl/?p=1724

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