The Reader (dot-art): Analogue Adventures in the Park

The Reader (dot-art): Analogue Adventures in the Park The Reader (dot-art): Analogue Adventures in the Park


Venue: The Reader Gallery
Dates: 04/08/2020
Times: 18:00 - 20:00


Using traditional hands-on photographic techniques as a way of creating unique artistic images in response to your surroundings.

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Join professional photographer Rachel Brewster-Wright in our first socially distanced outdoor analogue photography course.

Analogue Adventures in the Park introduces participants to the use of traditional hands-on photographic techniques as a way of creating unique artistic images in response to the beautiful surroundings of Calderstones Park, in a relaxed and more mindful way.

Looking at the craft and handmade aspects of photography and you will learn how to combine science and art to create unique and beautiful work whilst learning more about how to simply operate a camera, allowing you to move away from ‘auto’!

Suitable for complete beginners who are new to photo making.

***To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660***

Tuesdays from 4th August 2020, 6 – 8pm (£95 for 4 sessions)

We have introduced a range of safety measures to keep everyone as safe and comfortable as possible. We ask you to please respect social distancing guidelines, your tutor will be keeping their distance too.

Participant numbers are limited to 6 per course, this will allow everyone to feel comfortable keeping a safe distance working outdoors.

Your tutor will provide all of the materials for this course, she will be the only person to handle the materials before given to each individual and will be regularly sanitising and ensuring safety measures are adhered to.

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Programme:

Explore and capture your surroundings in Calderstones Park in Analogue Adventures.

Over 4 weeks, participants will embark on:

Guided photowalk(s) around Caldestones Park learning how to use vintage film cameras from 1940’s – 1980’s on photowalks to shoot rolls of black and white film (different formats available to discover.

Mix chemicals and coat materials by hand to create one-off colour-changing victorian sunprint / cyanotype photograms from the collected objects, inspired by the nature around the site, using natural sunshine or specialist lamp(s) depending on weather conditions.

Use traditional photographic chemistry, techniques and vintage equipment to learn how to hand-process your own black & white film(s) and create final print(s) by combining modern technology and traditional processes.

Tutor: Rachel Brewster-Wright.

Rachel is a professional photographer and founder of Little Vintage Photography in Liverpool. She has expert knowledge in both analogue and digital photography and has taught a multitude of photography courses and workshops.

Dates:

Summer 2020,

August 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

Tuesday evenings 6-8pm

Venue:

Calderstones Park

Calderstones Road,

Liverpool L18 3JB

Cost

£95 for 4 Week Course

Materials

Your tutor will provide materials.

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Notes:

There are a maximum of 6 places available on each session, so early booking is essential.

Toilets: Unfortunately there will be NO access to any indoor / toilet facilities throughout this course.

To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660.

Cancellations / Refunds

Once you have made your course booking your are committed to it. This is because our courses have very small student numbers, and often sell-out and are unavailable to others. Therefore any cancellations may result in a place not being filled, or a course not being able to run.

Cancellations are permitted up to 30 days before the start of a course, and a full refund will be issued. Refunds will not be made for cancellations less than 30 days before the start of a course. If you are unable to attend due to illness, personal or professional commitments you do not have the right to a refund.

If you wish to cancel your place on a course that has not yet started and you have a friend or colleague who can take your place we can accommodate this substitution.

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