Elizabeth Opalenik


Art of Seeing, July 5-11, 2020 MMW Rockport, ME

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Perception and creativity are the cornerstones of photographic style. What is interesting is not the subject, but one's point of view that makes a great photograph. Our goal in this workshop is to...

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Mordançage August 23-28, 2020 Montana

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In this workshop we shall begin with a brief history of the mordançage process and the work of Jean Pierre Sudre, the French photographer that created the1960...


Beauty of Women June , 2020 Norway

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On our workshop with Elizabeth Opalenik we will explore the concept of beauty, in portraiture, the human form, ourselves and each other, while we focus on ways to create emotive...


35 Years of Teaching

I have been a photographic artist and educator for nearly 40 years. I am now looking back at years of wonderful students that enriched my life, but also looking forward to some me time to do my work. Many workshops are on hold and may never be run again. I've gone from teaching on six...


Mordançage, Unveiling the Beauty

Mordançage, Unveiling the Beauty Oakland CA

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Mordançage is a process that alters silver gelatin photographs to give them wonderful elegant or degraded effects. The mordançage solution works by chemically bleaching the print so that...

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The Sensual Image, San Miguel

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Artists throughout history have been compelled to make art using the human figure as a subject, and San Miguel de Allende, with its inspiring colonial charm, provides an...

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Movement and Dance, Oakland CA

Movement and Dance 2 day workshops

Oakland, CA

As a child I always wanted to be a dancer. Today, I live through the beauty and grace of the many different dancers that I have come to know. Join me in this special workshop of photographing dancers as they move through a studio or...