Alternative Processes courses 2017


Wet Plate Collodion Portrait

WetPlate Collodion Portrait

€50 for your protrait
Discover the magic of photography during your very own Wet Plate Collodion portrait session at The Darkroom. Invented in the 1840’s, Wet Plate Collodion is one of the oldest forms of photography and is still used today for its innate beauty and magical qualities. Your portrait session will last between 30-45 minutes where you will learn about the age-old process and bare witness to your very own portrait develop in silver crystals before your eyes
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ALT01-Introduction to Cyanotype & Van Dyke Brown

Courses 2017
Course Dates: TBC

A practical, hands-on workshop that concentrates on two distinct Alternative Processes; Cyanotype, an Iron printing process that produces a striking Prussian Blue image and Van Dyke Brown, an Iron/Silver process that produces a beautiful and painterly sepia coloured image. Read more…


ALT02-Introduction to Wet Plate Collodion

February Courses 2018
Course Dates: Feb Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th

An intensive one day workshop which introduces beginners to Wet Plate Collodion. Students will learn chemical safety, plate coating, exposure, development and varnishing. Read more…


ALT03-Introduction to Gum Bichromate Printing

Courses 2017
Course Dates: TBC

A Gum printing workshop that encourages creativity and embraces the possibilities of chance. Print your images with watercolour pigments and add an extra layer of pictorialism to your work. Read more…