dot-art Darkroom: Introduction to the Darkroom
Venue: dot-art Darkroom
Times: 10:00 - 17:00
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.
***To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660***
Two dates available: Sunday 9 February // Saturday 21st March, 10am – 5pm (£65 for one day course)
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
Rachel is a professional photographer and founder of Little Vintage Photography in Liverpool. She has expert knowledge in both analogue and digital photography and has taught a multitude of photography courses and workshops.
Winter Programme 2020 – two dates available at £65 each:
Sunday 9 February
Saturday 21 March
The Cotton Exchange Building
Old Hall Street, L3 9JR
£65 for 1 full day
You will need to bring your own negatives from photographs you have taken previously. All other chemicals and papers will be provided on the day.
You will receive a materials list 2-3 weeks before the start of the course. If you require the list earlier than this, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0345 017 6660.
- There are a maximum of 3 places available on each session, so early booking is essential.
- To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660.