With the importance of trying to do things in a more sustainable way and lessen our impact on the earth, it might be time to look at our darkroom practices. It's difficult to think that the thing we love to do might be having a negative environmental impact, but there are ways we can tread... Continue reading →
chocolate tea film developer
Thinking about the environmental impact of my photographic practice led me to do some research on alternative developers. Caffenol (developer made with coffee) has been around for quite a while and there are many versions of the recipe. This photographer from Copenhagen has published his recipe on his blog - https://www.peterbjerg.dk/blog/eco2 I haven't tried it... Continue reading →

It’s that time! Student and teachers are headed back to class and need to stock up on supplies for the coming year. Whether you are just starting out in photography or are a returning student further into your studies, we have just about everything you need for your creative classes. We offer a wide variety…

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I know most of you dread this time of year but I look forward to it! We get to meet all kinds of new students from all over the world and the regulars return from holidays. To celebrate this time of year we put a few back to school items on SALE for all of…

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We have another installment for our darkroom series, this time from David. Thanks a lot for contributing, David! What is your darkroom? A room, closet or bathroom? Please tell us a bit about it. It is a storage room, no running water, very dark with overall constant temperature. Small space. What is your process? Tell…

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We’re back this week with a new installment of our dark room series from Ron. Sounds like a good set up and a reoccurring theme in the advice column definitely seems to be STAY ORGANIZED and be meticulous about recording what you do. Thanks, Ron! What is your darkroom? A room, closet or bathroom? Please…

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This week’s wonderfully informative blog post is brought to you by John C. Hollemans. He has also sent in lots of great photos of the creation of this lovely home darkroom. Thanks so much for your thoughtful answers, John! What is your darkroom? A room, closet or bathroom? Please tell us a bit about it….

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This week we are excited to bring you a new installment from our series all about Stephen’s darkroom and soon to be darkroom. Sounds like a very unique set up! We’d love to see photos once the new kitchen darkroom is going! Thanks a lot, Stephen. What is your darkroom? A room, closet or bathroom?…

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For this week’s Red Light in a Dark Room we are very happy to learn more about Russel and Wendy’s wonderful home darkroom. Wendy and Russel Kwan are fine art photographers, exclusively producing their limited-edition work as toned fiber-based silver-gelatin prints in their studio and darkroom. Their work has been exhibited in Canada and the…

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Thanks a lot to Nigel for his great darkroom info this week! It’s interesting to learn about some different alternative processes as well. What is your darkroom? A room, closet or bathroom? Please tell us a bit about it. I’m fortunate to have light-proof, interior bathrooms in the places I’ve lived – which makes handling…

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