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


The Art of Photography Starting Thursday 2nd of March, is a mentorship based course aimed at those who want to advance their photography skills, pursue a certain project or create a photographic portfolio to showcase their work. This course runs over 3 months.

Intermediate Black and White Darkroom Starting Wednesday 1st March. This intensive course affords students the opportunity to develop more advanced techniques utilised in the making of Exhibition Printing.