Dark Room Photography: A Practical Introduction

Creative Learning |
15th January 2019

Tutor: Tim Murray | £165 | 10 weeks

What will the course cover and how will it be taught?

Want to learn how to use a film camera? Interested in developing your own prints? On this brand new course professional photographer Tim Murray will guide you all the way from learning the functions on a film camera and improving your photographic compositions to the printing process and producing your own prints in the Brewery Dark room.

This is a practical course so you will spend time in the darkroom developing film and printing from negatives. We will also experiment with photograms and other creative techniques.  We will use film cameras in order to explore the technical and creative aspects of photography and there will be an opportunity to study the work of influential photographers to consider what makes a great image.

By the end of the course/workshop you will

-understand the basics of film photography and how the darkroom works.

– be able develop your own prints and films and use a variety of creative techniques to achieve the results you want.

-have a better understanding of the creative process and the principles behind achieving a great image.

-understand the relationship between aperture and shutter speed and how to use a camera creatively.

What do I need to bring?

Bring a film camera if you have one, but this can be provided. Please also bring a pen, notebook and your glasses, if you need them.

Any extra costs?

A starter pack of film and developing paper is included in the course fee. Additional materials can be purchased during the course.

About the tutor

Tim is a Kendal based freelance photographer. After a career in business, he decided to change direction and develop his passion for photography. He went back to College and enrolled on a full time Foundation course in Art and Design, specialising in photography. As well as undertaking commercial photography, he now teaches creative and technical camera skills. View his work here https://www.timmurrayphotography.co.uk/


15th January 2019

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