Full Day Workshop

photograph • develop • print

One day workshop 35mm black & white film photography, including developing film and making prints.

This photograph • develop • print workshop is designed to kickstart your understanding of black and white film photography and enjoy a complete creative process in one day! Everything you need for the workshop is included: camera, film, chemistry, and printing materials. You just need to turn up.

Workshop Overview

This is a one day workshop – two people per workshop plus myself leading it. It begins at 9.00am and ends at 5.00pm on a choice of dates provided on Eventbrite.

What is it for? To gain a practical overview of black and white film photography, revisit black and white photography and/or complete a creative process in one day.

Who is it for? Anyone over eighteen. Beginners or enthusiasts interested in learning about film/analogue photography. Anybody seeking a great, one-day creative experience.

Workshop Availability and Location

Dates and booking now available through Evenbrite for May and June 2024 (via this link or QR code below).

Price per Person for One Full Day Workshop £180.00

Places: max. two people per workshop (18+ only).

£180.00 payable in advance via the ‘Eventbrite’ orange link above or QR code below.

Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Location Greenock
Contact Steve Elliott on 07778 415107 or email: steve@art24.co.uk

Details and Information

Workshop Includes:
  • Cameras: Provided for use during the workshop.
  • Film: Black and white film will be provided.
  • Chemistry: All materials and developing/fixing chemistry supplied.
  • Printing Materials: Enlarger, paper and developing/fixing chemistry supplied.
Timetable for the day:

Primarily to help with time management throughout the day. Loo breaks, drinks and snack breaks are a given! Bottled water, tea and coffee included in workshop price.

  • 9:00 am – 9:30 am: Introduction – workshop timings for the day
  • 9:30 am – 10:00 am: Camera, Load Film and How to Make Photographs
  • 10.00 am – 12:00 pm: Shooting Session (Outdoor or Studio)
  • 12:00 pm – 12.30 pm: Lunch Break
  • 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm: Develop Your Film
  • 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Make Enlargements/Prints From Your Film (for you to take away!)
  • 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Q&A, Feedback, and Finish.

‘Outdoor or studio’, as you might guess, can be weather dependent. Being outside will allow you to capture images as you feel and at your own pace. For studio, we would look at self-portrait, still life or portraits of each other. We can do both outdoor and studio if that suits.

Workshop Highlights:
  • Introduction to Film Photography: Learn the basics of shooting with black and white film.
  • Developing Process: Hands-on instruction on developing film in a darkroom setting.
  • Printing Techniques: Create your own prints using traditional darkroom methods.
  • Q&A and Feedback: Get personalised feedback on your prints and questions answered.
What to Bring:
  • Yourself: Come with an open mind, curiousity and enthusiasm.
  • Optional: Notebook for jotting down tips and techniques.
  • Optional: Packed lunch/snacks
Workshop lead by:

Steve Elliott, MA photography, Falmouth University.

Source Graduate Photography

For More Information:

Come and enjoy a day of creativity and learning through black and white film photography. No prior experience necessary – just bring yourself and a curiousity for analogue photography!