When:Saturday September 7, 2013
Time:12:00pm to 4:00pm
Price:$200.00 (this is four hours one/one class)
Victoria park and Danforth
Instructor: Chris McCallan You will get an introduction to the fascinating & rewarding field of traditional B&W photography. You will learn how to process & print B & W film and have a basic overview of the manual photographic process using analogue silver halide techniques in a wet darkroom. You will learn how to tray process prints using actual enlargers and how to process using small tank systems.
More advanced techniques can be explored in additional private lesson settin
Topics covered in the seminar are:
Why shoot film & process/print your own in a digital age?
- Bulk loading film & different film formats…..
- Loading film reels & tanks & demonstration of different types
- the developing process & chemicals used
- washing & drying film
- What are aperture & shutter speed & what are the equivalents on an enlarger?
- Focusing an enlarger using a grain magnifier
- Cropping and sizing using an easel
- Different types of easels & their uses
- Different types of paper
- Controlling print contrast
- Types of enlargers & their merits/attributes
- Paper chemicals & processing
- Print washing & drying
- Burning & dodging
- Print spotting
Who is Chris McCallan?
His advertising work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, The Toronto Star, Toronto Sun and The Globe & Mail. He has done commercial work for Southam publications, Vickers & Benson, Citibank,CIBC Wood Gundy, Raymond James FInancial, Kiss FM (a Rogers Cable Company), Zurich Insurance, ING Canada, Janssen-Ortho Inc. (a division of Johnson & Johnson), Cadillac Fairview, Greyhound Canada, The Fan 590 and a host of others. His images have been featured in national billboard campaigns and in stills appearing in national television spots.
He has shot annual reports for Underwriters Laboratories, The Canadian Diabetes Association, Monarch Construction, The CACL (Canadian Association for Community Living), The GTSB (Greater Toronto Services Board), The Wellesley Hospital and Visa Canada. He is a graduate of Ryerson Polytechnic’s Photography program and a Capic member. He has been shooting since 1988 and continues to shoot & learn.