Darkroom Essentials | weekend workshop | 19/20 November 2016 | (four spots available)

2016-11-19 10:00
2016-11-19 12:00

Darkroom Essentials | weekend workshop
Turn off your computer and get to grips with black-and-white darkroom printing in this weekend introductory workshop. Over two days, you will learn to master the basics of black-and-white photography from capture to print, learning how to correctly develop film, make proof sheets and print individual images with creative freedom. Whether you are a first-time film photographer, or are looking for a refresher course after a dalliance with digital, this two-day workshop is your essential guide to black-and-white darkroom printing.

Students will meet the tutor out the front of Brodburger at the Kingston Foreshore at 10am on the first day.


Day one

  • Shooting (short field trip to capture images)
  • Developing
  • Contact printing

Day two

  • Printing

Robert Agostino - Robert is a Canberra-based photographer. He has exhibited broadly across Australia, and his works are represented in private and public Collections both nationally and internationally. Robert is also a regular educator of traditional photographic processes, and currently Education Officer at PhotoAccess.

What to bring?
All materials and equipment for this workshop are provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own (working) 35mm SLR camera if preferred. One roll of film and 30 sheets of paper included. Lunch is not provided.

19/20 November 2016 (Saturday & Sunday) 10am-4pm both days

$300 (for current PhotoAccess members)
$335 (including 12 months membership of PhotoAccess)

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Maximum class size: 6 (four spots available)
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Other information
Darkroom Essentials was formerly named Introduction to Black-&-White Film and Darkroom. Darkroom Essentials also serves as an induction to the PhotoAccess darkroom for first-time users. On completion of the course, participants will be qualified to use the PhotoAccess darkroom.

Who is this class for? This workshop is for beginners. No previous experience in film or digital photography required, though completion of Camera Basics one-day workshop, or Camera Skills (or equivalent experience) is an advantage.

You may also be interested in
Dark Arts six-week beginners darkroom course, and Negative Thinking: Shooting black-and-white film for beginners one-day workshop.