Wet Plate Collodion Workshop

With Instructor Will Gibson


Learn how to shoot modern tintypes with our 4x5 camera or yours.


  • Day 1: Informational- 

Safety concerns • Chemistry (collodion - silver nitrate - developer - fix) • Shooting in the orthochromatic spectrum • 

which cameras can you use • exposure control • dealing with long exposures • waxing vs varnish • references available • pouring collodion practice • full demonstration of the process from start to finish


  • Day 2: Experiencial- 

Full day of hands-on shooting and processing. Chemistry and plates included in tuition!

When: Two Sundays; March 19th & 26th, 2023  11am-4pm 

Where: Photographer’s Eye Collective

326 E. Grand Ave., Escondido, CA

Fee: Tuition: $210. (includes materials, space is limited to 4)



For more information:

Email: [email protected]

Instructor Email: [email protected]

Wet Plates by Will Gibson