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Black & White Beginners Darkroom Weekend


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Saturday & Sunday 22/23 February 2020

Introducing the whole process of analogue photography in one weekend, from exposure and composition to processing your film, printing up contact sheets and making enlargements. This course will equip you with the skills required to use a darkroom without assistance.

Book online or phone 0141 552 2151.

Saturday: 10:30am - 5:00pm

How the 35mm SLR camera works.

Shutter/ shutter speeds and its associated effects.

Aperture and its effect on depth of field.

Setting correct exposure using the light meter in the camera.

Combining Aperture and shutter speeds.

Film ASA.

Loading Film.

Taking photographs, 36 exposure film.

Film processing

Introduction to film processing equipment.

Load films.

Process films.

Sunday: 12:00 - 5:00pm : darkroom session

Darkroom etiquette/ Health & Safety.

Making a contact sheet of your negatives.

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

Various printing techniques.

Alicia Bruce

Alicia Bruce is an exhibiting artist with over ten years experience in gallery, community and further education.  Her photography sits between documentary, staged, environment and communities. In 2014, she won The RSA Morton Award.  

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