PrintSummer at The Darkroom
The schools are closed and with it comes the rain, sunshine and a little more rain but hey it is summer. So come and join us at The Darkroom for our exciting summer programme, full with our usual courses in darkroom, digital and video training but with the addition of our hugely popular TEST STRIPS workshops. Dip your toe in the water and try something different; develop your first roll of film, make your very own cyanotype or join us for a guided photo-walk through both urban and rural environments… Read on for more information and how to book in.


Introduction to Digital Photography Mon 4th July. This digital photography course provides a complete foundation for getting started with your digital camera and learning how to take exceptional photos.

Introduction to Black and white Darkroom Tue 5th July. This course is a basic introduction to film development and printing.

Intermediate Darkroom Wed 6th July. This intensive course affords students the opportunity to develop more advanced techniques utilised in the making of Exhibition Printing.

Introduction to Photoshop Wed 6th July. A course suitable for photographers, artists or any creative individuals looking to up-skill their photoshop abilities.

Film Photography Weekend Sat 9th & Sun 10th. This course is a introduction to photographing with film cameras. 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.

Alternative Processes Workshop in Cyanotype & Van Dkye Brown Sat 9th & Sun 10th. A practical, hands on workshop that concentrates on two distinct Alternative Processes; Cyanotype, an Iron printing process that produces a striking Prussian Blue image and Van Dyke Brown, an Iron/Silver process that produces a beautiful and painterly sepia coloured image.

Check out all our other courses in July

Crash Course In Lightroom Tues 12th
Intermediate Portrait Sun 17th,
Landscape Photography starting Fri 15th,
Street photography Starting Fri 22rd,
Intermediate Video, weekend of the 24th & 24th,


TEST STRIPS FLYERTEST STRIPS is your chance to try something new or brush up on an old skill. We have guided Photo Walks through the City and through the Phoenix Park, Cyanotype Printing workshops where you can print your very own image from your phone or camera as an authentic Cyanotype photograph, Photogram workshops are a perfect introduction to the traditional darkroom, using B&W photo paper you can create your very own unique and original B&W prints, the Film Development course lets you develop your very own roll of B&W film and make a contact sheet so you can see your images as positives, or join us for our B.Y.O.Camera DAY, we can show you how to set up your camera, answer any questions you have about getting the perfect shot and show you some of our rare and unusual cameras that we use for our own work. Click on to Test Strip Courses

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