Welcome to The Darkroom, one of Dublin’s best regarded and most loved Darkroom Facilities, Photographic studio and Photography Schools


Photographer and artist Mella Travers founded The Darkroom in 2010and was joined by the Photographer and Artist Luis Haugh in 2016. Over the years it has grown into one of Dublin’s largest independently run Black and White Darkrooms. The ethos of The Darkroom is to provide open access to the facilities, keeping analogue photography, processes and printing firmly on the cultural map of Dublin.
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Upcoming courses for March


Intermediate Black and White Darkroom Starting Wednesday 22nd of March. This intensive course affords students the opportunity to develop more advanced techniques that are utilised in the making of Exhibition Printing.

Introduction to The Darkroom Starting on Tuesday 7th of March This course is a great introduction to film development and printing were you will gain a very good basic grounding, enabling you to work independently in the darkroom, producing high quality black and white prints.