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Darkroom



DARKROOM &

DIGITAL LAB

DARKROOM & DIGITAL LAB SUMMER 2018 HOURS

May 29 - August 31

Monday9:30am – 5:30pm

Tuesday9:30am – 8:30pm*

Wednesday9:30am – 5:30pm

Thursday9:30am – 8:30pm

Friday9:30am – 5:30pm

Saturday9:30am – 1:30pm 

DARKROOM CLOSED:

July 4th

 

*NOTE THAT DIGITAL PHOTO CLASSES TAKE PLACE FROM 630-830PM
PLEASE BE MINDFUL OF CLASSES IN PROGRESS!


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 B&W Photography Darkroom and Digital Lab 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 processes. 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 darkroom. Use of the Digital Lab is not available if a class is running. Patrons must provide their own printing paper and paper developer. All other equipment and chemistry are available.

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

To schedule a darkroom orientation please contact Katherine Akey 

DARKROOM EQUIPMENT

  • 6 - Besler enlargers 
  • All printing equipment (film holders, contrast filters, easels, ect.)
  • 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.)
  • paper drying rack screens
  • film drying cabinet

STUDIO EQUIPMENT

  • 2 computer workstations
  • Canon Pixma Pro 100
  • Epson Perfection 4490 Scanner
  • Light table for reviewing negatives
  • Ample countertop workspace