This one day workshop is designed for anyone who has taken images using a film camera and wishes to print their own photographs in a darkroom. Suitable for complete beginners who are new to photo making.
In a small group, you will be taken through each basic component and process of using darkroom equipment, culminating in creating your very own black and white photographs from your own negatives, using Ilford chemicals and photographic paper provided by the tutor.
In one day you will cover:
- Introduction to the room and materials & health & safety
- Different kinds of format
- Setting up the enlarger
- Making a contact print
- Making a test strip
- Creating the first print
- Using filters
- Dodging & Burning
- Creating your final prints
Tutor: Rachel Brewster Wright
Founder of Little Vintage Photography, Rachel has taught the magic and fun of traditional analogue photography techniques since 2014. She use vintage and toy cameras, runs workshops and photowalks.
Rachel has exhibited much of her work and in January 2019 was nominated for an RPS #HundredHeroines award and won Top 10 in the International Wedding Photographer of the Year Awards (film photography category). In March 2019 she delivered pop-up demonstrations & presentations at The Photography Show at the NEC as part of the #WomenWhoPhoto initiative.
You will need to bring ready-processed black & white 35mm negatives, already cut up into strips in a negative file/sleeve to work/print from in the darkroom.
All other chemicals and papers will be provided on the day.
There are a maximum of 3 places available on each session, so early booking is essential.
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