In October: Weekend Large Format Workshop, Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA

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  1. irwinhh

    irwinhh Member

    Feb 19, 2006
    Richmond, VA
    8x10 Format
    The Studio School, Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA
    Expand Your Photographic Horizons!
    Large Format Camera Photography

    Why you should get to know large format photography through this workshop?
    • An opportunity to take some time away from your day to day and immerse in a creative process in a relaxing and social setting;
    • Contemplative image creation fostering artistic visualization;
    • Produces exquisitely beautiful prints

    If you have an interest in learning more about large film cameras in a collaborative and social small group setting grab a friend and sign-up.

    Location + Day + Time
    The Studio School @ the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA
    Three day workshop:
    Sat October 16, 2010 noon – 4 pm –Introduction and hands on instruction
    Sun October 17, 2010 10 am – 4 pm – Field work (outdoors weather permitting)
    Sat October 23, 2010 10 am – 4 pm – Making prints and discussing results

    The Instructor – Andrew Hess
    Mr. Hess has 30 years experience working professionally with large format cameras. He is an accomplished fine art photographer, master printer & teacher who specialize in classical processes and museum presentation printing.

    This is a basic introductory workshop in large-format photography using the 4x5 camera. Topics include camera set-up, lens and shutters, film handling, using the hand-held light meter, and basic camera movements. Classroom instruction, supervised shooting and darkroom time are included. All equipment and facilities are provided.
    Basic B&W darkroom experience is required.
    Equipment, facilities, film and chemistry will be provided; students provide their own photo paper.
    Catalog Class #: 50, For Ages: 16 and over Enrollment limit: 8
    Cost $170 (VMFA members $155) for complete three day workshop
    To ask questions about workshop content call Andrew Hess at 804.252.3193
    For other questions or to register by phone call 804.367.0816, Mon – Fri, 9 am – 5 pm.