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Photography Darkroom Introduction

State ID SC-PPH-V0749

Photography - the traditional way

Move away from the clinical environment of the digital lab and rediscover the magic of traditional wet darkroom with this short course.

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When Semester 2, 2023.

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Photography - the traditional way

The course is aimed at photographers who want to move away from the clinical environment of the digital lab and rediscover the magic of traditional wet darkroom photography processes. The course provides black and white film developing and print making techniques. It includes a large component of self-directed darkroom time where you may use the facilities under the guidance of the lecturer to refine your black and white printing skills. You may print your own negatives or those existing in your family archives.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Darkroom design and equipment
  • Chemical functions
  • Film and paper type
  • Film developing
  • Assessing negatives
  • Protecting, handling and storage of negatives
  • Basic printing techniques
  • Dodging and burning
  • Intermediate printing techniques
  • Split grade printing
  • Darkroom time
  • Practical session – students develop/print own images

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Semester 2, 2023

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Duration 5 Weeks
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Perth
How On campus

Units

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National ID Unit title
V0749 Photography Darkroom Introduction

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