Parker's Photographic – Cameras & lenses, Passport Photos, Film Developing & Process, Studio & Darkroom Hire – Southampton

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Darkroom lessons

Information: 

Age limit: 16+ 

Cost: £150 per person. Pay upon booking. 

length: 3 hours 

Maximum of two spaces per lesson.  

Black and white film/printing only.

A choice out of 3 courses listed below.  

These courses will be taught by Richard Le Marshall – A qualified college lecturer who knows his stuff, is approachable and easy to get along with. Used to working with both adults and adolescents. 

Dates:

Saturday X & which course 

Saturday Y and times 

Saturday Z

Saturday W

(two of each course) 

135mm Course: 

In this course you will have three hours learning the complete traditional basics to shooting 35mm film.

Hour 1: This will be spent learning the camera and going out to Netley Abbey to take your own photos. – The camera and transport to Netley will be provided. 

Hour 2: You will go to the next stage and come back to Parker’s Photographic to develop your film on site.

Hour 3: Once the film has been developed, you will get to experience the true traditional way of black and white printing in the darkroom using your newly taken negatives. 

This course gives you a real crash course of all the basics from start to finish. You will also get to take away your new negatives and prints. Ideal for those wanting to learn from scratch or as a refresher course. 

120mm Course:

In this course you will have three hours learning the complete traditional basics to shooting 120mm film.

Hour 1: This will be spent learning the camera and going out to Netley Abbey to take your own photos. – The camera will be provided. 

Hour 2: You will go to the next stage and come back to Parker’s Photographic to develop your film on site.

Hour 3: Once the film has been developed, you will get to experience the true traditional way of black and white medium format printing in the darkroom using your newly taken negatives. 

This course is perfect for those wanting to learn with 120mm rather than 135mm. This course may be better suited to those with some previous experience with 35mm film but not essential. 

Darkroom Course:

In this course you will have three hours just in the darkroom to learn wet printing. 

This course is designed for those who already shoot film and want to learn how to use a wet darkroom. 

You will need to bring your own developed negatives for this course.

Perfect for those wanting to hire the darkroom but are not yet confident without having a full induction with a teacher for the three hours first.