Er Productions Ltd, is proud to announce this unique opportunity to offer bespoke analogue and digital photographic documentary and studio workshops:
There will be limited starter photography workshops throughout the year.
In general these workshops are intended for those who have some photographic experience and who wish to become more engaged with their photographic practice.
The analogue workshops will be in Black and white only and following the tradition of the documentary and photojournalists. Depending on the workshop the preferred format will be 35mm or if appropriate medium format 120mm roll film or 4 x 5 large format. The workshops will include sessions in processing, contact sheet and proof printing.
(For further information, please see workshop descriptors)
The workshops will in general be small. Two clients per workshop and conducted at weekends that run from Friday evenings, commencing with a presentation in the studio followed by a three course supper, in a local family run Italian restaurant and possibly with a luminary from the world of documentary and photojournalism. The workshops will be for the weekend through to Sunday afternoon finishing with tea and feedback session at 3-30pm. Goodbyes. 4pm
The analogue photographic and printing workshops will be for two students only, offering specialized and unique individual tuition on locations and in our two enlarger darkroom.
Analogue cameras from vintage Leica 35mm, Roll film medium format range finder: 6 x 6/6 x 9/ 6 x12 and 4 x5 large format field camera will be available for studio work, and hire for Landscape location workshops only.
Studio is equipped with Bowens track glide and ProFoto 7b generators, heads all wirelessly operated.
For Street and Photojournalist location work you will need to have your own analogue camera and lens. Recommended Lens: 50mm, 90mm, or zoom
All Black and White film; Kodak Tri-X 35mm & 120mm and photographic resin coated multi grade printing paper is available to purchase.
Use of the darkroom and chemicals are included in the course costs.
(Once you have completed the analogue black and white and or studio workshops, you will be able to hire darkroom and or studio)
There are many good B&B’s and local hotels. See list under accommodation.