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 2010 and was joined by the Photographer and Artist Louis 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


Courses for July, August, September, October……

We have an immersive photography workshop for adults of ‘Photography Through The Ages’

Check it out in our Summer Workshops 2017

22nd July Saturday full day Intermediate Portrait Workshop

17th – 21st July full day Photography Through The Ages

27th July, Thursday Lightroom Crash Course

27th August full day Super 8

14th – 18th August full day Photography Through The Ages

4th, 11th, 18th, 25th September, Monday’s Introduction to Digital Photography

Wed 6th, Thur 7th, Wed 13th, Thur 21st, Wed 27th September and Wed 4th October Intermediate Digital Photography and Post Production

5th, 12th, 19th, 26th September, Tuesday’s Introduction to Darkroom Photography

5th, 12th, 19th, 26th September, Tuesday’s Adobe Photoshop Creative Course

16th and 17th September, Saturday and Sunday Advanced Portrait Photography

2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd October, Monday’s Introduction to Digital Photography

3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th October, Tuesday’s Intermediate Darkroom Photography