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Make a pinhole photograph selfie and solargraph camera

What you will make:
In this two hour workshop you will make a pinhole camera and use it to create an ‘Awfullogramme selfie’. A ‘self-portrait technique invented by Justin, creating a selfie undistorted by lenses! We will then adapt the camera so you leave with a camera which can take a solargraph image of the sun crossing the sky over 5 months.

Description of activities:
The pinhole camera will be made from found materials and loaded with light sensitive paper. After exposing the paper, you will develop the image in darkroom chemistry lit by a red light enabling the participant to magically view the image appearing. After viewing the image in positive, you will adapt your camera to enable it to be installed at home to make a 5 month image of the sun.

Skill level:
The workshop will be fine for people with no experience in photography before, although all children below 16 need to be accompanied by an adult. Minimum age for the workshop is 8 years old.

£20 per person, maximum of 15 per group.

Dates and times
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Black & White 1 Day Photo Workshop

What you will make:

You will be able to make beautiful black and white photographic prints in the darkroom on this enjoyable and informative one day workshop, led by expert tutor, Ruth Jacobs.

Description of activities:

Bring your film camera, we will take photos using black and white film, develop negatives, then print contact sheets and enlargements. Darkroom chemistry and processes will be introduced and explained, so that participants can use darkrooms independently following the workshop.

Skill level:

Suitable for beginners, as well as those seeking to refresh their darkroom skills.

£50 including all materials. 


Suitable for participants over 16 years old

Dates and times:

Sunday 11th February 10:00 - 16:00. Click here to book!

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