FAQs / Terms

Do I require membership to use facilities?
To use Nightlight Darkroom, all users must attend a one-to-one induction for £20. There is no additional annual membership required to use the facility.

Do I require existing darkroom experience to use Nightlight Darkroom?
Yes, you must have previous darkroom experience.

How do I book enlarger rental?
To rent an enlarger, please book online here.

Is there a cancellation fee?
Yes, due to the community nature of Nightlight Darkroom all payments are non-refundable in the case of cancellation.

Are there discounts for longer bookings?
Yes, five sessions for the price of four when paid in advance. Full price bookings only (excludes additional 10% Shutter Hub / Redeye discount.) Book 4x sessions online and email me with your preferred date for your free 5th session. nightlight.darkroom@gmail.com

When is the darkroom open for rentals?
Currently the darkroom is open for rental by appointment on Friday afternoons and Saturdays only.

What chemistry is supplied?
Ilford Multigrade Developer, Fotospeed Stop and Ilford Rapid Fix for black and white, and Tetenal RA4 colour. You must provide your own paper (fuji/Kodak RA4 for colour, ilford multigrade etc for black & white).

Can I print colour and black & white in one session?
The darkroom is a dual space fitted with colour enlargers for colour and black & white printing, however it’s only possible to print one process in each session.

Is the darkroom open year-round?
The facility is open year-round excluding Christmas and during August. Please check the booking website for all availability.

What is the maximum print size I can print?
The maximum print size for either colour or black & white is 20″ x 24″.