A Community Darkroom

A darkroom serving New Jersey, offering film photography classes and open darkroom hours. 


50-60 Dickerson St

Newark NJ 07103

Events

02/17/2019

Crash Course: Intro to Shooting B/W Film

1pm - 3pm

Obscura Darkroom

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02/17/2019

Crash Course: Intro to Shooting B/W Film

A hands-on crash course which covers loading 35 mm b/w film into your manual camera, basic camera operation and shooting techniques, and an opportunity to shoot and develop one roll of b/w film. No former experience required.  


Required equipment supplied by student:

35mm manual film camera (bring manual if available)

Suggested supplies:

Archival negative sleeves (available for purchase at Obscura)

3 ring binder for negative sleeves (available for purchase at Obscura)

Supplies provided by Obscura:

1 roll Kodak Tmax 400 35mm b/w film 36 exposure

All chemistry and equipment for developing film


$100

max class size 8 people

1pm - 3pm

Obscura Darkroom

02/21/2019

Workshop: The Sabattier Effect: Solarization printing

6pm - 8pm

Obscura Darkroom

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02/21/2019

Workshop: The Sabattier Effect: Solarization printing

An exploration of the alternative process of “solarization.” This class is designed for those who want to further explore film photography as a fine art medium.


Prerequisite:

Knowledge of fundamentals of working in a darkroom.


Required equipment supplied by student:

Negatives to print

Photo paper (Available for purchase at Obscura)

Print drying blotter book (Available for purchase at Obscura)


$100 

max class size 5 people

6pm - 8pm

Obscura Darkroom

2/23/2019

Crash Course: Intro to B/W Darkroom Printing

1pm - 3pm

Obscura Darkroom

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2/23/2019

Crash Course: Intro to B/W Darkroom Printing

We will get you printing in just a few hours!  Learn (or relearn) how to use an enlarger, and print your own photograph.  You supply the negative, we supply the equipment, chemistry, and 8x10 RC VC paper.  You'll be shown step by step how to print one 8x10 photo. 


$125

 max class size 5 people.   

1pm - 3pm

Obscura Darkroom

02/24/2019

Cyanotype workshop

1pm - 3pm

Obscura Darkroom

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02/24/2019

Cyanotype workshop

Learn how to create cyanotype prints.  One of the most popular alternative processes, cyanotypes are also one of the oldest photographic processes.  In this class you will print up to two 4"x6" prints using transparencies created from your digitized image.  No former photography experience is necessary.  


Prior to class, please email jen@obscuradarkroom with two black and white images so that we can print the transparancies for you.  Email jen@obscuradarkroom.com for details and questions.  


$100

max class size 8 people

1pm - 3pm

Obscura Darkroom

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50-60 Dickerson Street, Suite 203 Newark, New Jersey 07103, United States

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