APDO1 – Introduction to Film Photography using 35mm & 120 Cameras

Max. 7 per class


Saturday & Sunday


This course is a introduction to photographing using film cameras and to the Black and White Darkroom. It is aimed both at beginners and those who want to rediscover manual settings, providing a comprehensive introduction to analogue photography learning or recapping on aperture stops, shutter speeds, ISO settings, exposure, depth of field and composition. Process your own film and print your own black and white images.

A full compacted 2 days
In the morning we will go through your cameras, Aperture and shutter setting as well as exposure and composition. In the afternoon we will go for a guided photo walk, where you will shoot your black and white film. On the following Saturday you will process your film, make contact sheet and selecting images for printing, then you will make your own photographic prints.

The Darkroom will provide all chemicals & paper for the duration of this course.

Courses 2017

Course Dates: July 8th & 9th (Sat & Sun)
Times’s from 10.30am-16.30pm which includes an hour for lunch



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About the Tutor

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Mella Travers has worked in photography for over 25 years, including the fashion industry and commercial areas. She has exhibited in Ireland and internationally and taught on a variety of different third level and adult education courses. Mella holds an honours BA in Photography from the University of Westminster, London.