I Spy Robot Eyes!

I Spy Robot Eyes!
During our Week 4 workshop students learned about view finders and many different ways to frame a subject to make a photograph.  The students created I Spy! photographs using the theme, “I Spy Robot Eyes” and  then we discussed how robots use camera eyes to see. We also looked at a vintage Kodak Pocket Camera ...

HPS Workshop Salt Print Example…

Using the first recipe from this www.alternativephotography.com page I made a salt print of the kids participating in the HPS Explore Photography Workshop… http://www.alternativephotography.com/wp/processes/saltprints/a-dash-of-salt The salt print took 40 minutes to expose starting in the early morning fog.  The image was probably a little too dark in the end, but a great start none the ...

HPS Students Make Sun Prints

During our third workshop students learned about first inventors of photographic processes and discussed what it means to invent and innovate. We also made sun prints using cyanotype paper.  Cyanotypes one of the earliest photographic processes that makes blue images (the same blue as architectural drawings). Sun printing is a photographic process that uses iron ...

Processing HPS Workshop Sheet Film!

During the second HPS Photography Workshop I made two negatives of the entire group using a 4×5 field camera.  Tonight I processed the film so that it can be printed using a vintage salt print process and sunlight. Below are photos of the film in its final rinse and immediately after I removed it from ...

Light Walk

The second HPS after school workshop was lots of fun!  It was a beautiful fall afternoon with lots of light, a little wind and just enough warmth. During the workshop we took a close look at light, shadow and aperture; and we learned how light will bend when it passes through small holes.  When researching ...