A one-day practical workshop on the theory and practice of processing black & white negatives, and of printing from these negatives. You will bring a roll of black and white unprocessed film photographs taken within the last 10 days. We accommodate film ranging from 35mm to 120 roll film to 4X5” sheet film.

At A Glance

One-Day Darkroom Workshops

Dates: Dec 8, 2018; Dec 15, 2018

Duration: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Max participants: 14

Fee: $350 Student: $250 (discount applied at checkout)

Instructor: Greg Marinovich

Location: Boston University
Exact location to be confirmed depending on numbers.

You are to bring exposed but unprocessed black & white film to the workshop.

You will acquire the skills to properly develop black and white negatives of any format. Then you will learn how to make exposure test strips and a work print before making a final print.

You will leave with a fine, handcrafted print and a how-to guide so you can continue to experiment on your own.

Who is this workshop suited to?

Ideal for the photographer who wishes to learn how to develop their own negatives and control the printing process from start to finish.

Benefit from creative input by your peers.It is suited to different experience levels, so you can choose to continue at your own pace.

What will your day look like?

9 am - 4:30 pm

We start the day in our studio with a presentation on the theory and best practice of processing followed by an opportunity to practice with dummy film.  You will then develop your own film.

Once your film has dried, we will speak about how to get the best results from your negative and proceed to the final  step: Printing!

More information

What is included:

  • Darkroom chemicals

  • Paper

  • Negative Sleeves

  • Exposure Guide

  • User Guide

What is NOT included:

  • Meals

  • Parking Fees

  • Accommodation

  • Transportation