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 capturing 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 two-day 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 our prints in the PhotoAccess darkroom.
Introduction to Black and White Darkroom (evening course), will take place over 4 consecutive weeks Wednesday 5, 12, 19 and 26 of February 2020, 6:30 to 9:30pm, 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 your materials will be provided, including a analogue SLR 35mm Camera, a role of black & white 35mm film, paper and all the chemical required to develop your film and photographs. As well as guidance from an experienced analogue photographer Wouter Van de Voorde.
A PhotoAccess notebook & pencil and a PhotoAccess membership & access to our *darkroom and film developing facilities!
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!
If you would like to shoot medium format film (120) you will need to bring your own medium format camera.
Wouter Van de Voorde grew up in Belgium and has a double master degrees in painting and printmaking from the Ghent Fine Arts Academy. In 2008 Wouter moved to Australia, where he now lives in Canberra with his wife Celia and son Felix. Wouter has been documenting his adopted home country extensively through a variety of film formats and cameras.
To find our more about Wouter and his work, check out this recent interview on American Suburb X
Disclaimer: If this course does not reach a minimum of enrolments PhotoAccess reserves the right to cancel the workshop. In this eventuality you will be notified ASAP.