SSSA LAB Community Darkroom

 

Side Street Studio Arts Lab

Photographic Darkroom Description and Capabilities

 

The lab houses a full professional photographic darkroom of over 150 square feet. The darkroom is suitable for the development of film and the printing of black and white enlargements using up to 4x5 inch negatives (Sprint chemistry provided). A large wet sink and safe lights make the darkroom suitable for any number of alternative processes as well.

 

Equipment includes:

 

84 x 30 inch stainless steel wet sink

2 hot and cold water taps

1 temperature regulation water panel

Sink level ventilation system

Task lighting

Safe lights

2 Omega D2 4x5 inch enlargers with lenses

16x20 inch universal printing frame

Small quick printing frames

Paper safes

Large quantity of developing trays

Patterson round developing tanks

18 square feet of dry work table space

 

Process suitability:

 

B&W Film development (Sprint chemistry provided)

Color film development (user supplies chemistry)

B&W Print development (Sprint chemistry provided)

Alternative process paper coating (user supplied materials)

Alternative process exposure (future exposure unit)

Private Lessons available. $40 per hour (1 hour minimum), student provides supplies. To find out more about private lessons, please contact us HERE.

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GALLERY 15 Ziegler Ct.
THEATER 15 1/2 Ziegler Ct.
 
LAB 11 & 13 S. Spring St.
Elgin, IL 60120
MAILING ADDRESS
PO Box 1264
Elgin, IL
60121

OPEN HOURS

Gallery 
Thurs/Fri 12pm-6pm
Sat 10am-6pm
Sun 11am-3pm
LAB
Saturdays 11-1pm,
First Fridays, or
by appointment

© 2019 Side Street Studio Arts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.