Introduction to Black & White and the Darkroom

Duration
4 sessions, 2.5 hours per session

Course Description 

Explore the artistry of black and white photography with renowned fine-art photographer Mary-Ann Teo. This intermediate immerses you in the essentials of printmaking techniques, such as manipulating filter gels, and mastering dodging and burning methods.


Workshop Fee
$350 Workshop Fee + Materials & Darkroom Use $100 (includes darkroom and chemicals usage during class time, and 6 additional hours outside class time)

Instructor
Mary-Ann Teo

Next Dates

1. 5 Oct, Sat, 1pm to 3.30pm
2. 12 Oct, Sat, 1pm to 3.30pm
3. 19 Oct, Sat, 1pm to 3.30pm
4. 26 Oct, Sat, 1pm to 3.30pm

Course Overview

Session 1
Introduction to Intermediate Black and White Photography
• Overview of black and white photography and the darkroom
• What make a good black and white print?
• Selection of materials
• Introduction to the Darkroom
• Demonstration on printing
Session 2
Making a Print 
• Review on printing
• Hands-on practice and review
Session 3
Printing with Gel Filters
• Review
• Introduction and demo for printing with gel filters
• Hands-on practice and review
Session 4
Dodging and burning
• Introduction and demo for dodging and burning
• Hands-on practice and review
• Final review

Pre-requisites:
Participants will need to have a 35mm film SLR or point-and-shoot camera.

Please note:
This is a very hands-on workshop. Participants’ learning will be most effective if they are able to make all of the sessions. As the workshop is repeated several times a year, participants may wish to register for a future round if they already know they may miss several lessons during this period. Make-up lessons and refunds are not offered for sessions missed.


About the instructor
Mary-Ann Teo is photography and art theory lecturer who has taught at LASALLE and Nanyang Technological University.


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