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


Introduction to film photography is on this May the 13th and 14th between 10.30am and 4.30pm Saturday and Sunday

Introduction to The Digital Photography commences Monday the 8th of May and will run for 4 weeks between 6.30pm and 9.30pm on Monday evenings

Our Intermediate Black and White Darkroom course will begin again on Tuesday the 2nd of May and run for a total of 4 weeks on Tuesday evenings 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Creative Photoshop will take place on Tuesday the 2nd of May and run for 3 more consecutive Tuesdays between the hours of 6.30pm and 9.30pm

Our Wet Plate Collodion weekend is on the 29th and 30th of April between the hours of 10am and 4pm