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Create Sunprints with a Local Artist

Create Sunprints with a Local Artist

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

My name is Alex and I've been a Philadelphia resident for 10 years. I am passionate about hand-made photography, making my own cameras to capture images and then exploring different ways of printing them using historic hand-coated photography methods. I am the co-founder of an organization in Philadelphia dedicated to the preservation of analog photography practices (The Halide Project). I have…
Alexandra
Alexandra
Alexandra
Alexandra

What we’ll do

We'll meet in a lively urban park in a vibrant arts sector of the city. After a brief history and explanation of the cyanotype process, you'll have the opportunity to make your own hand-crafted photographs using the light of the sun to expose your images and water from the river to develop your prints. You'll leave with a finished print which you can mail as a postcard or frame and show off when…

What else you should know

Dress for the weather: depending on the time of year it can be chilly or warm. Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and water during the warmer/sunny seasons. During fall and winter, warm clothing is a must!

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Paper, Negatives & Trays

What to bring

Weather-appropriate clothing
Water or snacks
Curiosity and desire to have fun!

Guest photos

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Where you'll be

We'll be meeting at Penn Treaty Park along the Delaware river, an active urban park where locals gravitate to hold casual gatherings, let their dogs play, fish, and enjoy the outdoors. The park has historical significance. Legend has it that an elm tree at Shackamaxon, the site of the present day park, is where Native Americans met with William Penn to negotiate friendship and possibly the purchase of land.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Dress for the weather: depending on the time of year it can be chilly or warm. Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and water during the warmer/sunny seasons. During fall and winter, warm clothing is a must!
Alexandra
photo class
Create Sunprints with a Local Artist
3 reviews
$61/person
3 reviews
$61/person