Silver Gelatine Film & Print Processing

1 to 1 tutorial / 3 hr sessions

  • 3 hours
  • 75 British pounds
  • Location 1

Service Description

The 1 to 1 tutorial can be tailored to suit your requirements either at the weekend or over several weeks as 3 hour sessions. It can be an introduction for complete beginners or for those wishing to refresh their memory of working with silver gelatine films and papers. You will begin by creating camera-less images, which are known as Photograms. You can choose to work with either a 35mm or medium format camera to create your images. These will be available for you to use. If you need additional support to understand the functions of the camera then this can be included. You will also learn the principals of processing your black and white films in the darkroom. Safe chemical handling and dark room practices will be reviewed and an induction given into the use of a darkroom enlarger. Once your film is ready, you will make a contact print on paper, from which you will select your best images to print onto multi- grade papers. ​ Once you feel confident with the fundamentals of the process you will be able to print a number of images and experiment with some darkroom techniques to lighten or darken areas of an image by hand or to hand tint or touch up images. ​ Chemicals are included in the fee but you will need to purchase your own 35mm or 120mm film and multi grade papers - guidance on this is available on request. Good quality second hand black & white darkroom enlargers are available for purchase from me at a reasonable cost, for you to set up your own darkroom. ​ Dates are by negotiation, please contact me to arrange.

Contact Details

  • Northrepps, Cromer NR27 9LF, UK

    + 44 (0)7944 731081

    info@silverwoodstudio.co.uk