In October: Weekend Large Format Workshop, Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA The Studio School, Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA Expand Your Photographic Horizons! Large Format Camera Photography Why you should get to know large format photography through this workshop? An opportunity to take some time away from your day to day and immerse in a creative process in a relaxing and social setting; Contemplative image creation fostering artistic visualization; Produces exquisitely beautiful prints. If you have an interest in learning more about large film cameras in a collaborative and social small group setting grab a friend and sign-up. Location + Day + Time The Studio School @ the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA Three day workshop: Sat July 9th, 2011 Introduction and hands on instruction Sun July 10th, 2011 Field work (outdoors weather permitting) Sat July 16th, 2011 Making prints and discussing results The Instructor Andrew Hess Mr. Hess has 30 years experience working professionally with large format cameras. He is an accomplished fine art photographer, master printer & teacher who specialize in classical processes and museum presentation printing. Description: This is a basic introductory workshop in large-format photography using the 4x5 camera. Topics include camera set-up, lens and shutters, film handling, using the hand-held light meter, and basic camera movements. Classroom instruction, supervised shooting and darkroom time are included. All equipment and facilities are provided. Prerequisites: Basic B&W darkroom experience is required. Supplies: Equipment, facilities, film and chemistry will be provided; students provide their own photo paper. For Ages: 16 and over Enrollment limit: 8 To ask questions about workshop content call Andrew Hess at 804.252.3193 For other questions or to register by phone call 804.367.0816, Mon Fri, 9 am 5 pm.