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 October 16, 2010 noon – 4 pm –Introduction and hands on instruction
Sun October 17, 2010 10 am – 4 pm – Field work (outdoors weather permitting)
Sat October 23, 2010 10 am – 4 pm – 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.

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.
Basic B&W darkroom experience is required.
Equipment, facilities, film and chemistry will be provided; students provide their own photo paper.
Catalog Class #: 50, For Ages: 16 and over Enrollment limit: 8
Cost $170 (VMFA members $155) for complete three day workshop
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.