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.
Eventbrite booking link
***To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660***
Three dates available: 27th October, or 8th December, 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 prefessional 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.
Autumn Programme 2019 – two dates available at £65 each:
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 email@example.com 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.
Cancellations / Refunds
Once you have made your course booking your are committed to it. This is because our courses have very small student numbers, and often sell-out and are unavailable to others. Therefore any cancellations may result in a place not being filled, or a course not being able to run.
Cancellations are permitted up to 30 days before the start of a course, and a full refund will be issued. Refunds will not be made for cancellations less than 30 days before the start of a course. If you are unable to attend due to illness, personal or professional commitments you do not have the right to a refund.
If you wish to cancel your place on a course that has not yet started and you have a friend or colleague who can take your place we can accommodate this substitution.