New55 PN Workshop with Keitaro Yoshioka and Sam Hiser

New55 PN is an instant 4×5 positive/negative film that creates stunning black & white images. This hands-on workshop is a great way to get to know this amazing new product.

The workshop will be conducted by Keitaro Yoshioka, educator, architectural, interior, corporate, fine art photographer.  Yoshioka was the lead photographer on the Polaroid 40×80 camera at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts for 10 years. Assisting Keitaro will be instant film expert, artist, and New55 Film Project CEO Sam Hiser.

Limited to 12 participants, this workshop will take participants through all phases of using New55 PN to produce superb instant 4×5 black and white negatives.

Shot with New55 PN - ©Keitaro Yoshioka

Shot with New55 PN – ©Keitaro Yoshioka

The New55 PN Workshop will cover:
• Basics of properly exposing New55 PN
• Lighting Considerations
• Proper technique for instant processing
• Fixing New55 PN negatives for stability and longevity
• Essential maintenance of 545 series film holders
• Hi-Res negative scanning basics for the New55 PN
• Photoshop adjustment of scans for optimum print output

Participants will receive their own box of New55 PN to shoot at the workshop and lunch will be provided.

What to bring?
Participants are encouraged to bring their own 545 series holder, if they own one, and note taking equipment. 4×5 Cameras equipped with 545 holders will be provided for use at the workshop.

When & Where

Saturday, April 22, 2017 – 10:00 to 4:00

Digital Silver Imaging
9 Brighton Street
Belmont, MA 02478
617 489-0035

Special Student and Instructor Discounted Cost $95*


Regular Price $125*

New55 PN Workshop

Instructor Bios

For Keitaro Yoshioka’s Bio follow this link.

SAM HISER is CEO of New55 FILM . His MFA in Photography is from Lesley College of Art and Design.  See his work at hiserfotograf. He received an MBA, from Duke University (1990), and a from BA, St Lawrence University (1986).

*Students and Instructors must present a valid and current ID from their educational institution at the workshop. 

Refund Policy: Because our instructors commit their time to workshops and space is limited, our refund policy is as follows: Cancellations 2 weeks prior to the workshop will receive a full refund. Cancellations a week before the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. All other cancellations will not receive a refund but may apply 50% of the workshop fee to a future workshop of the same or greater price. You must notify us of your cancellation or inability to attend via email. (

The happy crew of our 2/9/2016 Workshop

The happy crew of our 2/9/2016 Workshop

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