This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives. Instructor, Ruth Kaplan will give introductions on camera basics; shooting, processing B&W film and making contact prints and 8"x10" enlargements in the darkroom!
Film, chemistry and paper will be provided for this workshop. Please bring your own 35mm camera if available. Upon registration, please indicate whether you will need to borrow a camera.
Ruth Kaplan is a documentary-based photographer whose work explores a variety of themes such as the social behaviour of bathers in communal hot springs, participants in rituals of spirituality and most recently, refugee shelters in Canadian/U.S.A. border cities including Detroit, Buffalo and Fort Erie. Her first monograph, Bathers, has recently been published by Damiani.
Kaplan has exhibited internationally and is represented by the Stephen Bulger Gallery. Her editorial work can be found in major Canadian and international publications, she has received numerous grants and awards and is currently photography professor at OCAD University and Ryerson University.