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Sat, Sep 18



CLICK CLUB Workshop: Tintypes with Rainika PhotoGraphik

Learn all about the Tintype process with Michelle and Tekoa from Rainika PhotoGraphik. Educational workshop with an audience Q+A. Recording of the workshop is included in the ticket and will be shared with all registered participants.

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CLICK CLUB Workshop: Tintypes with Rainika PhotoGraphik
CLICK CLUB Workshop: Tintypes with Rainika PhotoGraphik

Time & Location

Sep 18, 2021, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. MDT


About the Event


$30 Regular price 

$15 Seities Member price


Learn about and explore the Tintype Process with Rainika Photographik.

SEITIES is very excited to have Rainika PhotoGraphik back for a formal tintype workshop virtually to walk us through the Tintype Process. This event will be recorded. A recording of the workshop is included in the ticket and will be shared with all registered participants to reference for several weeks after the event. 

Tekoa Predika and Michelle Rainey share a passion of all things analogue and in addition to the pop-up tintypes studio at the SEITIES Publication launch events they have done many tintype parlours, events, markets, and festivals in and around Calgary, AB and Creston, BC, Canada. Their Artist talk will be followed by an Audience Q&A.

Workshop Agenda

-What to look for in a large format camera and lenses for the wet plate collodion process

-Types of plate holders, and modifications that can be made to plate holders

-Cameras we have used with the process, large format and otherwise

-Basic run down of setting up the camera and the camera’s features

-Chemistry for collodion , some ideas on different approaches to chemistry and where to source chemistry in Canada/USA

-Basic recommended safety equipment

-Darkroom/dark-box/ dark-tent ideas and requirements

Detailed demonstration of the process:

-pouring the collodion onto the plate and sensitizing the plate in the silver bath

-tips on keeping your chemistry in good working order

-setting up the shot, loading the plate in camera and making the exposure (we will be setting up some shots with a model)

-exposure times and light metering

-we will be using natural UV light for our exposures, but will briefly touch on options for artificial lighting/strobe lights

-troubleshooting and some problems that can occur

-tips on developing and fixing the plate

-protecting the plate, the varnishing process

-scanning tintypes into digital files

All Zoom Information will emailed to you once you RSVP below. **Please check your spam folders as this email notification sometimes gets missed. ***

Email us at at least 4 hours before the event starts if you cannot find this information. We cannot guarantee a response a few hours before the event starts but will do our best.

Part of our virtual programming made possible in part by the Rozsa Foundation and CADA.


  • Regular Ticket

    Thank you for your support! Your Zoom info will be in a separate email to follow.

    Tax: +$1.50 GST



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