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Black & White Beginners Darkroom Evening Course



Black & White Beginners Darkroom Evening Course 
Tuesday 21st March & Tuesday 28th March
6:00pm - 9:00pm
£80 / £65 concession

Tutor: Tiu Makkonen

This course runs over two evenings and is the perfect follow-on from the B&W Film Processing Course.  It covers all you need to know to get started printing your own B&W photographs in the darkroom.  You will need to bring along developed B&W film negatives - paper and chemistry are provided.  Experience the magic of seeing your prints come to life using analogue techniques and learn all about how to use a traditional B&W darkroom.

Course contents: Session One

• Introduction to the darkroom: enlargers and chemistry

• Darkroom etiquette and Health & Safety

•  Make a contact sheet of your negatives

Course Contents: Session Two 

• Making enlargements from negatives (10” x 8”)

• Exploring basic techniques for enhancing your prints, like dodging and burning and controlling contrast

 Supported printmaking for the rest of the session

Tiu Makkonen is a fine art and freelance photographer originally from Finland who has been living and working in Scotland for over a decade. Tiu has exhibited her work in both group and solo shows and currently works as the Facility Assistant at Street Level Photoworks. More info here

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