Beginners Black-and-White Film and Darkroom | six-week course | Commencing 25 Oct 2015

2015-10-25 13:00
2015-10-25 16:00
Etc/GMT+10

Course overview
Experience the enjoyable process of black-and-white film photography in this six-week introductory darkroom workshop. Participants will learn how to correctly develop film, make proof sheets and print images with creative freedom. Turn off your computer and discover the wonders of film photography in the PhotoAccess darkroom. Participants receive free access to the PhotoAccess darkroom for the duration of the course. Two rolls of film and 40 sheets of paper included in the course fee.

Program
Week one

  • Photographic history and theory
  • Basic camera skills
  • Short photo walk to the Kingston foreshore

Week two

  • Film developing
  • Contact printing

Week three

  • Introduction to printing and print exposure

Week four

  • Controlling contrast

Week five

  • Dodging, burning, and introduction to creative printing

Week six

  • Printing practice
  • Feedback and course review

Times:
Term 3: (already commenced) Week one: 2 August 2015 (Sunday) 1pm-4pm. Week two-six: 10 August - 7 September 2015 (Mondays) 6-9pm.
Term 4: Week one, 25 October 2015 (Sunday) 1-4pm. Weeks two-six, 2-30 November 2015 (Mondays) 6-9pm.

Cost
$370 (for current PhotoAccess members)
$403 (including 12 months membership of PhotoAccess)

Maximum number of participants: 6
Tutor: Robert Agostino

PhotoAccess has 35mm SLR cameras available for use on the first day if needed.

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Course Requirements:
This course requires no previous experience, although completion of any of the following courses (or relevant experience) is useful; Introduction to B&W Film and Darkroom Weekend Workshop, One-day Introduction to DSLR photography, or Camera Skills.