Our historic process specialist and museum experts share techniques and processes from the history of photography and film, demonstrating some of these methods.
Events in this Series
Darkroom Demonstration. What does it take to give 35mm silent motion picture film those amazing colors? Nick Brandreth and Anthony L'Abbate will share the history and process behind coloring 35mm film.
Darkroom Demonstration. Inspired by the museum’s annual floral display, Dutch Connection, we’ll be showing how to make cyanotypes using natural specimens.
Darkroom Demonstration: In this webinar, Historic Process Specialist Nick Brandreth will demonstrate how salt prints are made, and Sarah Casto will discuss salted paper prints from a conservator's perspective.
Process Demonstration: In this webinar, Historic Process Specialist Nick Brandreth will give a demonstration, showing how stereocards are made using albumen prints and basic materials found at your local art store. Boyer Cataloger in the Department of Photography Lilyan Jones will share a brief history of this fun and unique technology, sharing examples from the museum’s Boyer Collection.
Process Demonstration: In this webinar, George Eastman Legacy Curator Kathy Connor will share Eastman’s story, early trials and challenges. Then, Historic Process Specialist Nick Brandreth will demonstrate how gelatin dry plates are made, showing the features that make them superior to wet collodion.