The great standard-bearer of photography is the black & white darkroom. Over a hundred years of innovation can be accessed here, and we'll introduce you to a wealth of techniques photographers have been honing for decades.
Over 8 weeks we'll…
Over 8 weeks we'll cover basic film camera operation, darkroom skills, black & white film processing, test strips, contact sheets and negative enlargement. We'll delve deep into more advanced techniques like contrast filtration, dodging and burning, combination printing, print toning, hand-coloring, alternative printing and more. You'll complete printing assignments each week with included darkroom membership for the duration of the class ($400 value), plus a final project to be submitted to our regular Student Shows.
Who should take this class
Are you a digital photographer looking to expand your knowledge of photographic technique and history? Maybe you took a darkroom class in school and want to get back to your roots? Is there something about photos shot on film that you love but can't explain why? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, you should definitely check this class out.
What to bring
A 35mm film-based camera.
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