Digital Negative Making for Alternative & Historic Process Printing

Wednesday, March 7, 2018Friday, March 9, 2018, All day
, George Eastman Museum
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Tuition: $500 ($475 members), plus $80 materials fee
Workshop for 8 participants

No longer limit yourself to just analog or just digital photography. This hands-on workshop will help you to harness the precision of digital imaging to produce negatives with your inkjet printer for a variety of your favorite historic and alternative printing processes.

Historic Process Specialist Nick Brandreth will teach participants a step-by-step workflow for digital negative making.

This workshop will feature the following techniques:

·  Understanding the digital negative workflow

·  Building the proper printing curves for various alternative printing processes

·  Making gold-toned salted paper prints from digital negatives

·  Tips and tricks for inkjet printing

·  Inkjet printer care and maintenance

Each participant will receive a salted paper printing manual, basic written instructions for making digital negatives. The group will also have an opportunity to view original works from the George Eastman Museum collection.

Audience: Limited to eight, this three-day workshop is an excellent experience for those who wish to learn an alternative/historic printing process or those who are already making their own sensitive papers. The workshop is suitable for art and photography students, educators, advanced fine art photographers, and anyone interested in handcrafted prints. No experience necessary.

Cancellation Policy: Withdrawal from the workshop 30 days before the session start date will receive a refund minus a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made less than 30 days before a workshop start date. If the workshop is canceled due to insufficient enrollment, the entire class will be fully refunded. The George Eastman Museum is not responsible for airline ticket cancellation costs or fees.

Location and Scheduling: Daily sessions begin at 9 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. The workshop is held at the George Eastman Museum, 900 East Avenue, Rochester, NY. Directions can be found here.

Lodging: Lodging is not included in the cost of the workshop; participants must make their own arrangements. The host hotel for workshops held at the George Eastman Museum is the East Avenue Inn & Suites, This hotel is about a fifteen-minute walk from the museum. The East Avenue Inn & Suites also provides transportation to and from the airport. Room rates begin at $109 per night. Reservations can be made by calling (800) 559-8039. When calling to make a reservation, please mention you are taking a workshop at the George Eastman Museum to get this special rate.

During the workshop, the museum may take and use images, still or video, for educational and promotional purposes.

Event Details

Wednesday, March 7, 2018Friday, March 9, 2018
All day
George Eastman Museum
$555 members
$580 nonmembers