Join experienced photographer Wouter Van de Voorde and learn the magic of black and white photography and darkroom process.
Over two concecutive days, 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 proof sheets and print individual images with creative freedom and explore the unique urban landscapes of the Kingston Foreshore, making for some unique image creation. 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 role 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, will take place on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 February 2019, 10am to 4pm both days, 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)
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
A PhotoAccess notebook & pencil and a PhotoAccess membership & access to our *darkroom and film developing facilities!
Your enthusiasm, your lunch, we supply you with a 35mm camera, film, paper and all other materials, but feel free to bring along your own film camera, 35mm or medium format camera (120 film) in good working order are welcome.
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. Of his work Wouter says “Moving from Belgium to Australia has made me into a photographer in exile. As a permanent tourist I seek refuge in my images, trying to create a sense of belonging for myself.”
To find our more about Wouter and his work, check out this recent interview on Vice.