Alternative Processes | Salt Printing
On this one-day hands-on alternative processes workshop you will learn how to make one of the earliest forms of photograph, a salt print. Click HERE to see examples of salt printing.
The day starts with a short introduction to salt printing’s history.
We then move to the darkroom to learn about the chemicals involved and how to mix them. We then coat the papers in salt and then in a silver nitrate solution and then make our first test exposures under UV light (if it’s a sunny day then under sunlight). From this first test print we make a final print, wash and fix the image and then repeat the process throughout the day, perfecting our techniques as we progress.
A week before the course starts we contact you to ask you to send us files which we turn into suitable negatives.
Photofusion Members receive a 15% discount on all courses. This is NOT available through our online booking system – to claim the discount please call us on 020 7738 5774.
Image © Sarah Pickering