chimney rock
image © Kent Bowser

Ghost Ranch
Silver Print 11x14...$500.00


Photographer Kent Bowser will be teaching the following traditional black and white photography/darkroom classes at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico. These are brief descriptions of the courses, contact Kent Bowser or Ghost Ranch ( for more information including questions about tuition, materials, room and board and such. Kent Bowser also teaches one on one workshops in Santa Fe for photographers of all levels. Fine tune your black and white exposure, developing, and printing to make some of your best prints ever.

July 29-August 4, 2013
Low Tech Photography- Photograms & Plastic Cameras for Highly Creative Effects

$415 + lodging & meals
Using low-cost film cameras and making camera-less prints, we will explore the evocative side of the silver print. First we will learn how to print in the darkroom by placing transparent, translucent, and opaque objects/materials/printed matter on light sensitive paper. Then we will explore printing from plastic camera and pinhole negatives. The only limit is your imagination in making these haunting images. All levels are welcome, all day classes.

September 30-October 6, 2013
Ansel Adams Photography

$425 + lodging & meals
Using Adam's 1937 fall shoots on Ghost Ranch as a beginning point, we will explore and photograph this magnificent landscape. Reaquaint yourself or learn darkroom skills using fiber paper for fine printing. The light and land are exceptional this time of year. All levels welcome. Hiking involved.

Kent Bowser
Phone: 505/473-2657

Ghost Ranch
Phone: 877/804-4678

Guest Artists: Deb Friedrichs | Ford Robbins