Access the PhotoAccess darkroom

We house the only publicly accessible photographic black & white darkroom in the ACT & NSW region.

PhotoAccess members who fulfil the darkroom induction terms have the option to purchase a PhotoAccess Darkroom Subscription as either a 1 day, 3 day, 3 month, 6 month or 12 month option. All chemicals and equipment will be provided. Members will need to bring their own paper, or can purchased paper from PhotoAccess. Please note that members receive free access to the film developing room.


To use the darkroom members must have either completed a darkroom course with PhotoAccess (eg. Darkroom Essentials weekend workshop) or be able to demonstrate competency in the operation of the darkroom (at the discretion of the PhotoAccess).

Subscriptions allow members to use the darkroom as often as they like within the subscription period, during PhotoAccess opening hours. Occasionally the darkroom may be unavailable due to a course or program booking.

Darkroom Subscription Rates 

Day access: $40/$35
Three days access $100/$80
Three month access subscription $200/$150
Six month access subscription $300/$250
12 month access subscription $500/$400

Members who have completed a darkroom course at PhotoAccess within the last 6 months will be entitled to a one-off 25% discount on a darkroom subscription.

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