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Printing in Edward Weston's Darkroom

Printing in Edward Weston's Darkroom

Have you always wanted to visit Wildcat Hill and see Edward Weston's Darkroom? Here is your chance! In this 25-minute video Kim takes you into Edward Weston’s original darkroom and shows you the very simple techniques that Edward used throughout his life - a historical journey back in time to see how this master used basic tools to make incredible art.

This negative called “Spring” was photographed at Wildcat Hill in 1943. The nude in the photo is Charis Wilson, Edward’s last wife. Edward Weston photographed many wonderful photographs of Charis around his home during the 1940’s.

2015 Weston Scholarship Awards & Exhibition

2015 Weston Scholarship Awards & Exhibition

Please join us if you are in town.Wednesday May 6, 2015 5-6:30PM At The Marjorie Evans Gallery Sunset Center, 9th and San Carlos, Carmel CA Awards given at 5:30PM Show Dates: May 4-29 Hours M-F 9-5pm 831-620-2040 More info about Weston Scholarship at www.westonscholarship.org

You're Invited: The New Bohemian Nights Fundraiser Dinner

You're Invited: The New Bohemian Nights Fundraiser Dinner

Help Weston Scholarship put cameras and printing supplies into the hands of today’s youth! Buy your tickets now for the Weston Scholarship Annual Fundraiser Dinner! ON SALE NOW! Buy a ticket and get a free original silver gelatin photography by Kim Weston or Roman Loranc! Its our way of saying Thank You!! Plus Carol Lindstrom of Lindstrom Winery of Napa Valley will be pouring and talking about her wine. And Chef Jacob from the Big Sur Bakery will be cooking for us too! History, Wine, Gourmet Food and Photography. What more could you want! See you on June 6, 2015 5-8PM

Spain Photo Workshop Highlights!

Spain Photo Workshop Highlights!

Beyond a unique photographic experience, here are the highlights that will complement our program during this fabulous workshop: On April 16th, after our welcoming arrival in Barcelona we will visit the Picasso Museum and see the exhibition Picasso/Dali. Dali/Picasso. For the first time in history, two legends side by side in an exhibition celebrating the surrealism. In the outskirts of Barcelona we will visit the famous Cathedral of Cava: CODORNIU where we will have lunch. Grupo Tragaluz will offer us a extraordinary culinary experience during our nights in Barcelona, where we will try mediterranean food and tapas, served with the best catalan wines. Also during the weekend in the Costa Brava, we will stay in PERELADA, a unique vineyard close to the Dali Museum in Figueres.

Finally on the afternoon of April 22nd, at the end of our workshop, we will have a private visit to Foto Colectania Foundation, the most important photographic archive in Spain. More surprises will happen along our program. But for these you have to join us...

2015 April Print of the Month

2015 April Print of the Month

Continuing in the same theme and setting as the January, February and March POM's, The April Print of the Month is a fun play on the damsel in distress as the wolf is waiting for her around the bend. Made in Paris, France. One more week to go before we embark on our Spain Nude Photo Workshop in Barcelona Spain! We are so excited to be going back this year. For more information please visit our Group Photography Workshops page!

One more spot for Spain NUDE Workshop!

One more spot for Spain NUDE Workshop!

We have one more opening for our workshop in Barcelona, Spain on April 17-22, 2015. Are you the adventurous type and want a unique photographic experience? Then I say join us in SPAIN! This years the theme is "The Modernism of Gaudi and the Surrealism of Dali"and will be located in Catalonia Spain. During the workshop, we will privately visit some of the most representatives buildings of Gaudi and we will take amazing pictures. We will then visit Salvador Dali's Theatre-Museum and which will be one of the main inspirations for our photographs. The amazing place that Dalí wished it to be “… a single block, a labyrinth, a great surrealist object. It will be totally theatrical museum. The people who come to see it will leave with the sensation of having had a theatrical dream.” Be sure to check out our video from the 2014 Andalusia Spain Photo workshop! Its on our blog.

Zach Weston Photography Show - March 14, 2015

Zach Weston Photography Show - March 14, 2015

Here on the Monterey Peninsula, film and wet darkrooms are still alive as new generation fine art photographers Kodiak Greenwood, Michelle Magdalena and Zach Weston both continue and expand upon the legacy of the great West Coast photographers who pioneered this medium and evolved its traditions before them. Please join us on March 14, 2015, for a Discussion Panel from 4 to 5pm in Carpenter Hall and then the opening in the Center for Photographic Art Gallery in Carmel CA from 5-7pm. Hope to see you there.

2015 March Print of the Month

2015 March Print of the Month

The Kim Weston - Nude, Wolf & Bear (Paris) photograph, was made during our visit to Paris, France a few years ago. We have had so many wonderful opportunities to photograph in amazing locations. This special offer is available for the month of March. Come and be creative with us and make some art! We have one more spot in our Spain Workshop on April 15-22, 2015. Still plenty of time to get your airline tickets! Don't miss out on this one.

2014 Andalusia Spain Photo Workshop Video

2014 Andalusia Spain Photo Workshop Video

Please enjoy this short 3 minute video recapping our favorite locations from our 2014 Andalusia Spain Photo Nude Workshop. We photographed in the Alhambra, castles, palaces, a 14th century home, Tito Pepe - the most famous Sherry Winery in Spain and a beautiful modern estate in Sotogrande. We photographed, ate amazing culinary delights, laughed, made long lasting friends and had a wonderful time. Thank you Miguel Soler-Roig and all of the workshop participants.We are currently working on 2 shows in Spain from our last years workshops. We will attend the openings just before our next Spain Workshop April 17-22, 2015. Please join us this spring for our Catalonia Spain Nude Photo Workshop - "The Modernism of Gaudi and the Surrealism of Dali" Registration is now open - Only a few spaces left. Read more at Group Workshops...

2015 February Print of the Month

2015 February Print of the Month

February Print of the Month "Nude and Peacock". Storytelling is one of Kim Weston's favorite things to do while he is photographing. When we were in France a few years ago, after teaching a workshop with photographer Kitty Cohen, we had the wonderful opportunity to photograph in Kitty's home. It is filled with art, antiques and quite a collection of animals. We first met Kitty when she came to the United States for our Studio Nude Workshop here at Wildcat Hill. We had a rich, rewarding experience with her and the result will be the photographs offered for sale in the current 2015 Print of the Month Portfolio. We hope you enjoy viewing the work. More...

2015 January Print of the Month

2015 January Print of the Month

We just released the January 2015 Print of the Month, "Waiting, (Wolf) Paris, France. Join the POM Club or follow along as Kim Weston releases a new photograph to the POM Portfolio every month."The POM Club is a wonderful way to start collecting or add to a growing collection. The fact that it’s Kim Weston with his own considerable body of work that is so highly regarded, and add to that the history of The Westons in the world of fine art photography, you feel that you are making a smart investment as well. To collect the work of one particular artist is not always an easy thing to do, often requiring you to deal with multiple galleries in various states or individuals in the secondary market. The POM Club solves that problem".

Lee - Birmingham, Ala.

Print of the Month Club Video

Print of the Month Club Video

Home of the original Print of the Month Club or "POM". Kim Weston talks about his inspiration in bringing The Print of the Month Club back to life. Originally started by his grandfather Edward Weston. Now in our 15th year of making these portfolios, we proudly announce the newly released 2015 January Print of the Month, Waiting (Wolf) Paris, France 2013. And you will also get to see all of the photographs from last years 2014 POM portfolio. We hope you enjoy them. Thank you for visiting our site.

In Celebration of the Black and White Print Video

In Celebration of the Black and White Print Video

We hope you enjoy this video. Epson came to our home and interviewed Kim about Black and White Photography and his life experiences. "Journey to the home of Edward Weston and see his original darkroom. Then listen to his grandson Kim talk about his photographic heritage workshops and his own highly collected traditional Black-and-White work. To many, Black-and-White is the very definition of photography. In addition to a series of tutorials on digital Black-and-White printing, we are honored to present in-depth interviews from two photographic icons (John Sexton) who work with traditional Black-and-White tools. Their incredible insight provides inspiration to us all as we celebrate the Black-and-White print, be it traditional or digital". Thank you Dano!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Greetings! As the year comes to a close, Kim and I wanted to take the time to thank you all! What an amazing year 2014 was! We completed our 2014 Print of the Month Portfolio! A big thank you to our loyal Print of the Month Subscribers! We just mailed out our final December photograph with the handmade Portfolio Box and Cover sheet. More....