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© 2018 by Community Darkroom 517.   

For Questions /  Contact us at communitydarkroom517@gmail.com

MEMBER INFO

Curent Darkroom Photography STUDENTS of East Lansing High School (ELHS) will be provided with all necessary tools and materials.

COMMUNITY members will be expected to have access to a film camera and provide their own film, photographic paper, and film negative protector sleeves. 

REQUIRED SUPPLIES

* FILM to fit your chosen camera (35mm, 120). Ilford HP5 400 is a solid film to start with and can be easily found.

* PHOTO PAPER for printing in the darkroom. There are two kinds of paper, Resin Coated (RC) and Fiber papers. RC paper is a much more affordable and forgiving paper for beginner printers. Ilford Multigrade RC paper is a great choice, in 5x7 or 8x10.

* NEGATIVE PROTECTORS to fit your film size.

SUGGESTED SUPPLIES

3 RING BINDER or some other sturdy storage for your negatives once they have been processed.

* APRON or darkroom work clothes that can be stained.

* HAND TOWELS or rags.

OPTIONAL SUPPLIES

PAPER SAFE to store light sensitive paper.

* BURNING and DODGING TOOLS to lighten and darken different parts of your prints. These can be made at home.