class is designed to introduce participants to
the art of black & white photographic films.
We begin with a Friday night
orientation and discussion about a variety
of B&W films. The discussion includes fact
sheets, handouts & info about film speeds,
film characteristics, & lighting conditions.
of session: 2-3 hours,
suggested time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
we help the group expose their film in different
lighting conditions with a variety of subject
matter, inside & outside. After lunch, it
is on to the darkroom to learn how to develop
the film. The basics of film development are covered
in a demonstration & practice session.
each participant develops his/her two rolls of
film with the guidance of the instructor(s). Later,
after the film dries, the participant makes contact
sheets of the negatives to take home with the
negatives. Morning session:
9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Afternoon
session: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. (Approximate
times given; length depends upon class size &
are discussion periods sprinkled throughout the
workshop schedule where participants get individual
guidance & group input. All
materials are included in the cost of the
workshop, and two rolls of film are provided to
each person. Handouts and teaching materials highlight
the demonstrations and hands-on approach.
Participants must have a 35mm camera with manual
controls or setting. NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
NEEDED. Class is limited to 8 participants.
you are a part of a group that wants to host a
workshop for your area, please contact us concerning
the requirements for location & equipment.
A darkroom/lab with a totally light-tight film
changing room is needed, and 2-3 enlarger stations
are needed to make contact sheets for this class.
Running water that can be temperature controlled
Fee: $150 per person at the Hattiesburg, MS location,
fee on location: $175 per person, Deposit: $60
(includes non-refundable registration fee), plus
travel expenses for the instructor(s).
fees must be paid in full at least two weeks in
advance for on location workshops.