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Black & White Beginners Darkroom Evening - Tuesdays for 6 weeks

14 August 2018 until 18 September 2018
Street Level Photoworks

14th August – 18th September 2018: Tuesday evenings 18.30 – 20.30pm

A consistently popular course introducing everything you need to know to start shooting and printing b&w film. Learn the whole process of photography over the course of 6 weeks, 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.

Use online booking or phone 0141 552 2151 to book a place.

Week 1: 35mm SLR Camera
How the 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.

Week 2: Film processing
Introduction to film processing equipment.

Practising loading films onto spirals.

Introduction to process room.

Load films.

Process films.

Week 3: Darkroom
Introduction to darkroom / materials.

Darkroom etiquette and health&safety.

Making a contact sheet from your negatives.

Week 4: Darkroom
Making enlargements from negatives (10” x 8”).

Various printing techniques.

Weeks 5 + 6: Recap and self-initiated working
Natalie Feather

Is a Fine Art Photography graduate of Glasgow School of Art working both commercially and creatively. She has developed The Travelling Darkroom which she takes across Scotland teaching and sharing her passion for b&w photography.