Black and White Darkroom Photograms

Have you ever wondered what photography looked like in a world before cameras? This fun course will introduce you to experimental photography. You will have the opportunity to work in our darkrooms and explore composition, surrealism and traditional darkroom printing techniques...

Description

Have you ever wondered what photography looked like in a world before cameras? This fun course will introduce you to experimental photography. You will have the opportunity to work in our darkrooms and explore composition, surrealism and traditional darkroom printing techniques.

Taught through a series of demonstrations and exercises, this practical skills-based course will help you create a new series of photograms and feel confident about working in the darkroom.

Topics Covered

  • Current practices and context
  • Composition
  • Photograms and experimental photography
  • Surrealism
  • Traditional darkroom printing techniques
  • Presentation and feedback.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Understand composition and surrealism in experimental photography
  • Have an understanding about traditional darkroom printing techniques
  • Produce cameraless drakroom photography 
  • Be confident in working in the darkroom
  • Support an application for work or study with a body of work and a greater confidence to talk about it.

Who Should Attend
Anyone interested photography and design and in exploring the darkroom and what it has to offer.

Level
Beginner: You do not need any previous experience. 

Follow Up Courses
After you have completed this course you may want to continue your education with Documentary Photography: Seeing the World and DSLR Photography.


Materials

Students will need to bring in note sketch books and pencils or pens.




Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
14/12/2016 - 16/12/2016Wednesday - Friday11:00 - 17:003 Days£445Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket