Black & White Darkroom Basics

Sunday, March 25th, 10am to 3pm
@ VCP, 49 Flat Street, Brattleboro, VT, 05301

Course Description:
The workshop will cover the basics of black and white film developing and printing. There will be a discussion of the chemicals involved in black and white work, the students will have the opportunity to process their roll of film, make a proof sheet and at least one print from the roll.

Instructor:
Barry Dial
has been doing his own black and white darkroom processing since he first started taking pictures in the 1960s. He has been a serious photographer, from hobbyist to professional. In addition to other photographic work, he spent four years as an instructor mentor in a public darkroom. His darkroom experience includes black and white, color, lith and platinum printing.

Materials students should bring:
Students should bring a roll of exposed film. or a roll of already processed B&W negatives.

Materials provided at the workshop:
Chemistry for processing film and paper, and paper for printing

Cost:
$100
for non-members, $85 for VCP members

Proposed Schedule:
10 am – introduction
11 am – processing film
12 pm – lunch
1 pm – Discussion and review of film process, discussion and introduction of printing
2 pm – Printing your negatives
3 pm – Printing and wrap-up

Questions?
Contact Joshua Farr at info@vcphoto.org or call 802-251-6051 – or contact Barry Dial directly at barry@genreink.com

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