Wet Plate Collodion Workshop

The inner workings of a view camera

Light Studies at Waterfire Providence

Wet Plate Collodion Workshop

The inner workings of a view camera

Light Studies at Waterfire Providence

Seeing Like a Camera
Fall Foliage Train
to Sutton, CT
Photography Workshop

Seeing Like a Camera
Fall Foliage Train
to Sutton, CT
Photography Workshop

Adobe Lightroom Essential Tools Workshop for Photographers<

Adobe Lightroom Essential Tools Workshop for Photographers<

Light Studies at Waterfire Providence, Photography and Critiquing Workshop

  • David H. Wells, photographer & instructor
  • At Peter Miller Fine Art Photography Gallery, 118 North Main Street, 2nd Floor, Providence RI 02903
  • Saturday September 24, 2016 from 2 to 8pm (Waterfire Providence) & Sunday September 25, 2016 from 1 to 4pm
  • Class limited to 12 participants
  • Registration fee $210 per person (register before September 1, 2016 for $160)

Improve your photography with mastery of photographing light, shadow, night and twilight… These are the tools David H. Wells uses as he makes his award winning “Light Studies”, photo-essays exploring the light and atmosphere of different places. On September 24, 2016 David will guide participating photographers through the strategies, subject matter, location scouting, and shooting of the art performance “Waterfire” in downtown Providence. The next day David will lead a review and critique of images shot. Please join us for this award winning photographer’s favorite workshop!
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Wet Plate Collodion Workshop

The History, Art & Process of Wet Plate Collodion Photography: Lecture, shooting, darkroom procedure, and review and critique.

  • Brett Henrikson: Artist, Photographer, and Educator
  • At Peter Miller Fine Art Photography Gallery, 118 North Main Street, 2nd Floor, Providence RI 02903
  • Saturday & Sunday, October 22-23, 2016
  • Saturday: Wet Plate Collodion history and process, including the inner workings of the view camera. Presentation and walk through of the process, 11 am to 5pm
  • Sunday: Exposing and processing in the gallery, 11 am to 5pm
  • Class limited to 6 participants
  • Registration fee $465 per person (register before September 21, 2016 for $405)

Photographs come to life and take on a timeless quality when created with the wet-plate Collodion process. Images feel simultaneously real and dreamlike. In this intensive, 2-day workshop, Brett takes you on a hands-on exploration of historical techniques that enhance the textural and painterly effects of photography. You will follow Brett’s step-by-step process of exposing and processing wet-plate collodion prints. Students make between 4-6, 8×10 or 4×5 glass plates per workshop and will leave with the skills to make plates on their own.

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Seeing Like a Camera Fall Foliage Train to Sutton, CT Photography Workshop

Join instructor David H. Wells on a unique photography workshop. Learn how to “see like a camera” on a magical fall foliage train ride from Woonsocket, RI to Sutton CT. During the train trip and through the streets of Sutton during their fall festival, you’ll shoot with guidance from David and have a photography adventure to remember. It’s a great hands-on learning experience. The next day we will review and discuss the photos together at Peter Miller Fine Art Gallery in Providence, RI.

  • David H. Wells, photographer & instructor
  • Saturday and Sunday, October 22-23, 2016, 15 hours total workshop time
  • Presentation and lecture — 2 hour online presentation, “Seeing Like a Camera” covers the topics listed below. Presented on Vimeo and available on October 14, 2016. You can view once or many times.
  • Saturday: location shoot on the Blackstone River Valley Train from Woonsocket, RI to Putnam, CT, and in and around Putnam’s fall festival— 8:15am to 5pm
  • Sunday: photo review, critique, and Q&A — 1pm to 5pm at Peter Miller Fine Art Photography Gallery, 118 North Main Street, 2nd Floor, Providence RI 02903
  • Class limited to 12 participants
  • Registration fee $369 per person, includes workshop and train fare. Register before September 1, 2016 for $319

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Adobe Lightroom Essential Tools Workshop for Photographers

  • Peter Miller, photographer & instructor
  • At Peter Miller Fine Art Photography Gallery, 118 North Main Street, 2nd Floor, Providence RI 02903
  • Saturday November 5, 2016, 5.5 hours total workshop time
  • Class limited to 6 participants
  • Registration fee $149 per person. Register before October 1, 2016 for $99

Make your best images look even better by taking your post production to the next level. Adobe Lightroom is the essential “digital darkroom” for every photographer. In this hands-on workshop, participants will explore an overview of core concepts and essential tools and techniques of this powerful software.

Using demonstrations, your own images, and guided practice you will take control of the photographer’s workflow from camera capture through finished photographs for printing. Punch up colors, make dull-looking shots vibrant, and adjust atmospheric haze.