Intro to Darkroom Printing
Ahhh, the glorious silver gelatin print! “Wait, what is that?” This workshops outlines all you need to know on getting started making traditional photographic prints. Get your hands dirty, figuratively speaking, and make your own contact sheet as well as your first darkroom print!
Color Film Processing 101
“It’s not that difficult.” says Daniel, director of Phoenix Film Revival. Really though, it isn't, you just need a little push and we are here to provide all the knowledge in getting you started. Develop a roll of color film and get your images scanned at the lab. You may actually get your hands a little dirty with this one.
B&W Film Processing 101
Okay, so black and white film is a little more complex than you might think. From the variety of developers to different developing times, black and white film processing is like the menu that never ends. You get to process your own roll and get those fine silver grains scanned in for your viewing pleasure.
Slide Film Processing 101
Don’t get us started on slide film! Some would say this is the pinnacle of film stocks. If you haven’t seen a slide before, go out and buy a roll, shoot it and then take this workshop. Words cannot define the rewarding feeling as you pull the roll out of the tank and see your images for the first time. Just make sure you bring a meter when you shoot!
Shooting with Film
New to film? No problem! This is the perfect introduction to the wonderful world of “I’m broke because I spent all my money on film.” workshop. We will go on a photo walk, shoot a roll of film and get you hooked on the joys of film. We’ll share some tips on saving money too.
It’s pronounced Sigh-Ann, not Cayenne. And while pepper is not used in this process there is however, iron. Iron also happens to be one of the most common construction materials, which leads us to, blueprints. Yep, blueprints originated as cyanotypes. Learn the history of cyanotypes and create your own!
The Pinhole Camera
One, cut a hole in the box. Two, put your film in that box. Three, take a picture. Four, process in the darkroom. Pinhole cameras are the most rudimentary cameras and they don't even have a lens! We will create a pinhole camera, talk about the history of photography and of course take a few pictures and process them in the lab.
Shooting Large Format
Oh, we are breaking out the big boys?! Awesome! Large format is a bit of a step up from 35mm and the whole game changes with film that is 4” x 5”. Learn about the classic view camera, all their bells and whistles, then make a few of your own images on this primo format.