2018 Workshops with Ray Bidegain

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6 Months private mentoring

Flexible schedule to fit students needs

$ 2000.00 for 6 months

Spend time with Ray Bidegain working towards your goals and learning the photography skills and process you are most interested in pursuing.  All types of alternative process photography and film photography are available areas of study.

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One on one mentoring sessions

Flexible schedule to fit students needs

one hour sessions $ 100.00

6 hour block of sessions $ 500.00

Sharpen your skills or learn a new process with these one hours mentoring sessions with Ray Bidegain.



Wet plate collodion tintypes - private session

Flexible schedule

Tuition: 250.00

Spend a days working with Ray Bidegain to learn this historic and fascinating process.  All equipment and materials are provided.


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The art and science of platinum printing - Private sessions

Flexible schedule to fit student needs

one day tuition $ 350.00

Two day tuition $  550.00

Platinum prints are beautiful and a joy to make.  study this wonderful process with Ray Bidegain in a private session in his home darkroom studio.



Large format portraits and platinum prints with Ray Bidegain and Katharine T. Jacobs.

January 6-7 2017

10AM - 4 PM

Jailhouse studios


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Polymer plate gravure with Susan DeWitt and Ray Bidegain

January 27-28 2018


$ 395.00

Join fine artists Susan de Witt (website) and Ray Bidegain for a 2 day workshop in polymer plate photogravure.  During this introductory weekend workshop you will learn how to take your original photographs and print them using ink (Charbonnel) and an etching press. 


Art and Science of platinum printing

February 10-11th 2018

10 AM - 4PM

Tuition: 495.00

Spend 2 days learning how to make platinum prints with Ray Bidegain.  We will explore making digital negatives for platinum printing as well as how to process your camera film to make quality platinum prints. 

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The meaningful portrait and the studio nude.

February 17-18, 2018

Tuition: $ 395.00

How do you as a photographic artist make meaningful portraits of friends and strangers ? What about the studio nude, what does it take to make important work in this charged genre of photography ? Spend a weekend in the studio with Ray Bidegain talking about these very things, exploring ideas and artwork that can inspire us to make good work.