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Making Glassplate Negatives


  • TinCan 36 Mill Road Chelsea, QC, J9B 1K8 Canada (map)

Back to basics - waaaaay back!  In this workshop we will create camera original negatives, understand what makes good negatives for reproduction, their history and context - why they are STILL necessary in the digital age.  Learning proper exposure and methods for developing out good negatives for contact printing on albumen or salt paper, cyanotypes or enlargement on silver-gelatin.  We will also cover advanced methods for intensification of your negs.  If you are looking for something uncommon in the contemporary photographic practice this is the workshop for you. It is here creative potential lies untapped.

Thursday @ The National Gallery of Canada 2:00pm to 4:45pm

Friday @ TinCan Studios 36 Mill Rd. Chelsea Qc. 4:00pm to late  

Saturday @ TinCan Studios 36 Mill Rd. Chelsea Qc. 9:00am to late  

Sunday @ TinCan Studios 36 Mill Rd. Chelsea Qc. 9:00am to 4:00pm

Costs: $850  - a immediate $250 non-refundable deposit required upon registration and the remainder the first week before the course.

Earlier Event: July 26
Making Ambrotypes
Later Event: September 27
Tintype Workshop