ONSITE: Introduction to Darkroom Photography (B)
Learn to take 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.
- Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
This is an On-site course. Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined on our website. 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 visarts.org for more information.
Some materials and equipment are provided. 35 mm camera, paper and film will need to be purchased by the student. The chemicals in the darkroom are potentially hazardous or harmful if not handled properly (teacher will go over this in the first class). Wearing closed-toe shoes are preferred, and clothes you don't mind getting some darkroom chemicals on in the case it gets a little bit messy here or there.
This instructor speaks Spanish, but the class is held in English.
About the Instructor
Sculptor and photographer Menley Hunt originates from South Carolina and currently lives in Richmond, Virginia. Menley received her B.F.A. in 2020 from Virginia Commonwealth University with a concentration in Sculpture + Extended Media. Her practice elevates the domestic, values familial connection, and considers the spirituality of objects and place. She is drawn to the physicality of darkroom photo processes and handmade practices that often culminate in installations. Menley has been a VisArts Photo Studio Monitor and has just completed their Studio Access Artists Residency. She has shown in various galleries in Richmond and is currently working with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Education Department alongside her practice.See More Classes By Instructor