B+W FILM 101 $40
October 29th 7pm
Join CCD Darkroom Manager Greg Wiley on Thursday Oct. 29th for a hands-on lesson in how to develop your very own roll of B+W film. If you've had film laying around undeveloped, or have always been curious to take out that old camera, now's the chance to learn how to get your hands dirty and develop your own film!
A negative sleeve is recommended for safely transporting your developed film. Chicago Community Darkroom will supply all the chemistry and equipment necessary, all you need to bring is an undeveloped roll of B+W film and we'll show you the rest!
printing 101 $60
October 30th 7pm
Join Greg Wiley for a Printing 101 class, catered to those who have the interest, but maybe not the skills, to bring photographs to life. He will show you how to print your black and white negatives onto emulsion paper, from start to finish. Topics include photographic chemistry, making contact sheets, when and why to use test strips, and techniques to help you get a print you can be proud of.
Bring in your own negatives and darkroom paper, and we provide the rest. Central Camera is a good place to find supplies. Sign up now, class sizes are limited!
advanced printing techniques $125
saturday, nov. 7th 10Am-4pm
This one-day workshop is designed to introduce you to the intermediate techniques to help make your darkroom prints come to life. Bring your favorite black-and-white negatives to print and discover the how to control contrast, burn down highlights, dodge shadows and make your prints glow!
This immersive workshop is for those who are already comfortable with the basics of darkroom printing. If you have previously attended our Black-and White Film Introductory Workshop, this workshop is for you. This workshop is also excellent for you who have recently completed a high school or college beginning photography class. Sign up with the confidence of knowing that we are here to help you each step of the way.
Workshop Leader: Daniel Fitzpatrick, a co-founder and board member of the Chicago Community Darkroom, has been a working professional photographer for ten years in Chicago. After first falling in love with photography in his high school's black-and-white darkroom, Daniel received a B.A. in Photography from Columbia College Chicago and had personal exhibitions. Today Daniel works in the commercial and fashion photography fields.