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DIY Darkroom

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Penumbra Foundation | CAP - Murray Hill 36 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

This DIY Darkroom course is divided in 4 segments: #1: Lo-fi Darkroom #2: DIY Cameras & Developers #3: Camera-less Photography #4: Historic Processes Access to water will be necessary for all courses some materials may need to be sourced either from your local supermarket or ordered online. Segment 3 space that can be made 'light safe'...

Saturday Jul 11th, 10am - 4pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$750

4 sessions

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Sunday Open Studio

at Hamilton Heights Darkroom - Hamilton Heights 62 Hamilton Terrace, New York, New York 10031

Develop your film and print your black and white negatives at Hamilton Heights Darkroom. Notes: Students provide their own photo paper. Wear clothing suitable for an art class that can get wet or stained.

Sunday Jul 12th, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time

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Experimental Darkroom Techniques

at Penumbra Foundation | CAP - Murray Hill 36 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

Using a mix of classic black and white analog printing, solarization techniques, and photochemistry, this workshop intends to expand on the notion of photography materials.Perfect for those who are looking to add different elements to traditional black and white darkroom printing.  Participants will use negatives in combination with different...

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$495

2 sessions

Crash Course: Color Darkroom

at BKC - Gowanus Gowanus Darkroom 119 8th St Ste 212, Brooklyn, New York 11215

The class will cover basic enlarger operation, contact printing of negatives, as well as color filtration to balance out color casts and achieve a great-looking print. Additionally we'll discuss proper darkroom etiquette and safety so that you'll be able to use the color darkroom with confidence. In a few short hours, you'll be well on your way to...

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$135

Crash Course: Developing Film

at BKC - Gowanus Gowanus Darkroom 119 8th St Ste 212, Brooklyn, New York 11215

There's nothing quite like good black-and-white film for smooth continuous tone and unmistakable vibe.  In this class you'll learn to properly load a film reel and development tank, taking care to do so in a completely dark environment   We'll show you have to negotiate the multi-step film development process, including when to make...

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$99

Essential Black & White Darkroom

at BKC - Gowanus Gowanus Darkroom 119 8th St Ste 212, Brooklyn, New York 11215

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...

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$795

8 sessions

Basic Darkroom

at The Photography Workshops - SoHo 611 Broadway Ste #713, New York, New York 10012

"The alchemy of the art that was and still may be the standard for well over a century and a half." -Jeffrey Apoian In this one-day course, you will be able to: Understand what is involved in making a photographic print Learn how to properly expose a roll of film Mix chemistry Spool your film in total darkness and process it in daylight Make...

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$425

Crash Course: Darkroom Basics

at BKC - Gowanus Gowanus Darkroom 119 8th St Ste 212, Brooklyn, New York 11215

In three hours, we’ll show you how to take a 35mm black-and-white film negative and print it using an enlarger and traditional chemistry. You’ll learn how to make test strips, contact prints, enlargement prints and how to properly develop, fix, wash and dry your print. This is a very basic introduction to the darkroom, covering only the printing...

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$99

Platinum with Carl Weese

at Penumbra Foundation | CAP - Murray Hill 36 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

Since the 19th Century, the platinum process has offered richness of photographic tone and archival permanence unsurpassed by any other photographic medium. It has been the premier choice for many of the worlds greatest photographers, and remains so today. In this course, participants will learn the traditional platinum process using a coherent, unified...

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$495

2 sessions

Digital Negative

at Penumbra Foundation | CAP - Murray Hill 36 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

Creating negatives in a digital darkroom has revolutionized the alternative photographic process world where instant edibility and correction can be done in minutes to achieve the perfect negative.  During this introduction to digital negatives, students will learn how to set up the digital darkroom, scanners, printers, input mediums, software...

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$495

2 sessions

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Mordancage

at Penumbra Foundation | CAP - Murray Hill 36 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

The mordancage process was initially created to apply as a film reversal process and was later named the 'Etch/bleach' process. In this workshop participants will learn how to apply the mordancage chemistry to achieve painterly and illustrative effects including bleach/etch, veils, and redevelopment. We will discuss chemical mixing, safety and disposal....

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$495

2 sessions

Cyanotype Printing

at The Photography Workshops - SoHo 611 Broadway Ste #713, New York, New York 10012

The cyanotype process, developed by John Herschel in England in the 1830's, was one of the first photgraphic technique utilized for printing images.  It involves the application of a chemical solution to papter, a negative overlay and then exposure to the sun or an intense light source.  The image appears as a mixture of blue tones that are...

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$285

Digital Platinum

at Penumbra Foundation | CAP - Murray Hill 36 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

Since the 19th Century, platinum prints have offered a photographic tone unsurpassed by any other medium. In this workshop students will combine this capability with 21st Century digital imaging technology. Students will begin by following a procedure to test and calibrate digital negatives from a photo quality inkjet printer that will have the...

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$495

2 sessions

Digital To Wet Plate: Wet Plate Printing

at Penumbra Foundation | CAP - Murray Hill 36 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

This wet plate printing course will be an intensive introduction to the wet plate process that was the leading mode of photography in the 1850′s and 1860′s, combined with the ease and simplicity of working in a contemporary darkroom with enlargers. The process must be completed while the plate is wet; the images are exposed, developed, fixed,...

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$495

2 sessions

Collodion Troubleshooting

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Penumbra Foundation | CAP - Murray Hill 36 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

In your post-workshop practice of the wet plate collodion process at home, it is perfectly common to have problems fine-tuning your workflow to get the results you want. Troubleshooting in the darkroom can be a frustrating endeavor when on your own if some time has passed since your last shooting session.  In this multi-part online course, Sam...

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$100
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