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

Intermediate Darkroom Dates Wendesday May 31st,June 7th, 14th & 21st

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