SAIT Black & White Darkroom Classes

  By Ryley Smith

 

For those wanting to learn more about black and white darkroom photography, SAIT has two courses available for the Fall semester. PHOT 009 – Black and White Darkroom Techniques is for those looking to learn the entire process of developing film, while PHOT 001 – Black and White Darkroom Lab Time is for those who want to be assisted and guided as they practise their techniques. Taught by a master darkroom craftsman in Calgary’s finest traditional darkroom facility, these classes are your opportunity to expand your photographic knowledge!

PHOT 009 – Black and White Darkroom Techniques

Create a beautiful collection of black and white prints for your portfolio or exhibition, in this black and white darkroom photography course. Learn the entire process of developing film, to special print enhancement techniques to the presentation of your completed portfolio.

You’ll make contact sheets and enlargements using techniques that include dodging, burning, and contrast correction. You’ll also learn basic retouching and print mounting.

Prerequisites:

Strongly Recommended: Basic Photography (PHOT 003)

For more information and to register for PHOT 001 – Black and White Darkroom Lab Time, click here! 

 

PHOT 001 – Black and White Darkroom Lab Time

Develop your film and print your black and white photographs in Calgary’s finest traditional darkroom facility. You’ll be assisted and guided at every step by a master darkroom craftsman in the creation of beautiful traditional black and white prints.

SAIT will provide all developing and printing chemicals, and students will provide their own film and enlarging paper for the course.

Prerequisites:

Strongly Recommended: Black and White Darkroom Techniques (PHOT 009)

For more information and to register for PHOT 001 – Black and White Darkroom Lab Time, click here!

Author:

Ryley graduated in 2018 from the U of C, with a bachelor in Sociology. With a strong love for writing, and having dabbled in photography, she wanted to take her curious mind and put it towards a more fun and creative future. In her spare time, Ryley finds herself camping, skiing, and fishing. She also loves craft beer and interesting food, ideally together.