Learn the magic of black and white photography and darkroom process.
Over four consecutive weeks, you will learn the basics of black-and-white photography – from composing images through to printing in the darkroom. You will learn how to develop film, make contact sheets and print individual images. Whether you are a first-time film photographer, or are looking for a refresher course, this workshop is the perfect way to delve into the world of black and white photography darkroom printing.
This workshop is for the complete beginner right through to advanced photographers who want to learn the full black and white process, from shooting a roll of film using a traditional analogue SLR camera right through to developing your very own prints in the PhotoAccess darkroom.
Introduction to Black and White Darkroom (evening course), will take place over 4 consecutive weeks; Wednesday 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th of March, 6:00 to 9:00pm, at PhotoAccess.
PhotoAccess is located within the Manuka Arts Centre
Corner Manuka Circle & New South Wales Cres,
Griffith ACT (next door to the Manuka Pool)
Participants will meet at PhotoAccess and will be provided with a SLR camera and roll of 35mm B&W film. A few hours will be spend shooting as a group.
Developing your 35mm and or 120 B&W film and an introduction to the PhotoAccess darkroom.
Intro to scanning film. Creating a contact sheet from your roll of film in the darkroom.
Printing your images in the PhotoAccess Darkroom
All required equipment and materials will be provided, including an analogue SLR 35mm Camera, a role of black & white 35mm film, photographic paper and all the chemicals and equipment required to process and print your negatives and photographs. And, of course, experienced analogue photographer Kate Matthews will provide expert guidance and friendly support.
You’ll have a PhotoAccess notebook & pencil to take notes and will receive to take home printed guide to black & white darkroom photography to take home (just in case you forget something after the workshop!).
Your enthusiasm! We supply you with a 35mm camera, film, paper and all other materials.
However, if you would like to bring along your own film camera, 35mm or medium format (120 film) you are more than welcome, but please make sure that your camera is in good working order!
Enrolments for this workshop close at 5pm on Monday, 7th March, 2021. PhotoAccess reserves the right to cancel the workshop if there are insufficient enrolments. If we have to cancel, you’ll receive a full refund.
PhotoAccess will happily refund or transfer workshop fees up to 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop. If less than 7 days notice is given PhotoAccess will transfer fees to another workshop but will charge a transfer fee of either 25% of the workshop cost or $50, whichever is less. No refunds or transfers can be given once a workshop has started. Please note that memberships purchased in conjunction with a workshop enrolment are non-refundable. See Terms and Conditions for further details.