Our First Tintype Workshop

We had our first Tintype Workshop in the Tintype Traveller over the weekend. Despite the rains we had a full house (umm..caravan) and our intrepid explorers braved the mud and rain to tackle the landscape with some wonderful images captured across the day. We got a chance to try out our brand new emergency weather-shield […]

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The Tintype Traveller is at Shimmer!

We are on location.. The Tintype Traveller has settled nicely into it’s residency at Red Poles Gallery in McLaren Vale, South Australia. The mobile darkroom is equipped and ready for it’s first workshop on the weekend. We have our fingers crossed for good weather as we show 3 intrepid photographers the ropes of creating a […]

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Tintype Process

The Tintype Traveller has been a project in the making for over 20 years, but it has taken the current climate of photographic nostalgia to propel the idea to fruition. Cynthia Gemus and Sam Oster both have a commercial practice in digital photography but share a passion for traditional photography and the craft of handmade […]

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Alternative Processes; Van Dyke Brown

SHIMMER WORKSHOP: Alternative Processes ‘Van Dyke Brown’ Van Dyke Brown is an alternative photographic printing process that yields a rich brown color.  An image is made by coating cotton paper with the light sensitive 3 part solution and placing this in contact with a negative and exposing to sunlight. Van Dyke Brown is a contact […]

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Alternative Processes: Tintypes

SHIMMER WORKSHOP: Alternative Processes ‘Tintypes’ In a time when the immediacy of digital photography has created a flood of expendable images, many artists have chosen to turn to traditional image making techniques. In this one day workshop, students will learn the history and basic practice of the 19th Century tintype process. In this hands-on class, […]

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Large Format Photography

SHIMMER WORKSHOP: Large Format Photography When: Saturday 17 Sept 2016 10am – 4.30pm Facilitated by: Christopher Houghton Chris’ work with photography is an exploration of Place and an attempt to create works of presence that acknowledge the latent and visceral energy of nature.  He works with marks in the landscape embedding my practice in the […]

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Alternative Process: Ambrotypes

SHIMMER WORKSHOP: Alternative Process ‘Ambrotypes’ Date: Sunday 25 Sept 2016 10am – 4.30pm Facilitated by: Andrew Dearman Location: The Tintype Traveller (caravan) – based at Sauerbier House, Port Noarlunga SA Who is this for?: This workshop is suitable for intermediate to advanced photographers. It’s an ideal workshop to do after the Large Format Photography workshop […]

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