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Darkroom


DARKROOM &

DIGITAL LAB FALL 2018

September 2nd - December 15th

Monday: 9:30am –8:30pm

Tuesday: 9:30am –3:30pm & 6:00pm -8:30pm*

Wednesday: 9:30am – 5:30pm

Thursday: 9:30am – 8:30pm*

Friday: 9:30am – 5:30pm

Saturday: 9:30am – 1:30pm

DARKROOM CLOSED:

September 3rd

October 8th

November 21st & 22nd

*NOTE THAT DIGITAL PHOTO CLASSES TAKE PLACE FROM 630-830PM
The photography studio is a shared space, please be mindful that there may be classes running in the main room while you are using the facilities. Use of the Digital Lab is not available if a class is running.


Individual session ($20) | Orientation ($45)  

Current Students (Free)

For more information or to schedule an orientation please contact

Katherine Akey at photography@chaw.org | 202-547-6839

CHAW Darkroom

CHAW's Photography Facilities require an initial orientation to cover general information and policies about space use and equipment. This is not an instructional orientation, users must be familiar with general darkroom workflow and digital processes.

Patrons must provide their own darkroom paper and paper developer for darkroom use. All other equipment and chemistry are available and the facilities support formats from 16mm up to 4x5.

Patrons may bring their own paper to use in the digital printers, or use paper provided. There is an additional per-square-inch fee for using the digital printers, starting at 3¢ per inch for the Canon and 8¢ per inch for the Epson.

If you have no prior knowledge, we regularly offer an introduction to the darkroom class. Check out the class listings here.

To schedule a photography facilities orientation please contact Katherine Akey

DARKROOM EQUIPMENT

  • 6  Besler enlargers

  • Film Chemistry - All provided (D-76 1:1 for processing)

  • Paper Chemistry - Stop Bath and Fix (Paper Developer not provided)

  • Two double sinks with all processing supplies (trays, tongs, measuring cups, etc.)

  • Film holders, Contrast Filters, Easels, ect.

  • Paper drying rack screens

  • Film drying cabinet

DIGITAL EQUIPMENT

  • Epson Pro 7890 Large Format Printer

  • Canon Pixma Pro 100

  • Epson Perfection 4490 Scanner