Introduction to Black + White Darkroom Photography (A)

Learn to take black and white photographs using 35mm film, process the film, and print photographs in a darkroom. Enjoy lots of technical guidance and aesthetic feedback, whether you’re just getting started or expanding your portfolio and skill set.

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    On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. Please visit for more information.
About the Instructor

Em White

Raised in rural Virginia, Em White is a self-taught artist and educator. She specializes in analog photography, specifically large format film and wet plate collodion. She often works with alternative and historic processes, enjoying any opportunity for experimentation and play. When not in the darkroom, she can be found walking along the river with her three hounds or making tintypes at her analog portrait studio here in Richmond. Em has taught at VCU, the Penumbra Foundation and various arts institutions.

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Introduction to Black + White Darkroom Photography (A)

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Class Details
October 7 - November 116 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Day: Mon
Tuition: $245.00
Member Tuition: $220.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Em White
Level: All Levels