Autumn/Winter Courses at Nightlight Darkroom:
We currently offer black & white and colour darkroom courses at Nightlight Darkroom, see below for dates. Email Helen at with queries or to book. Please note: A 50% deposit is required for all workshops.

  • ‘Black & White 35mm: Shoot to print’, Weekend Course – £125
    3 places: Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd September 2017 (11am – 5pm)
    3 places: Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th October 2017 (11am – 5pm)
    3 places: Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th November 2017 FULLY BOOKED

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Learn how to manually shoot using a 35mm camera to expose black and white film (photographing in and around Nightlight Darkroom’s Salford home Artwork Atelier), before printing beautiful 10″ x 8″ resin coated prints by hand. The workshop will provide opportunities to learn analogue camera techniques and experiment with printing effects in the darkroom.

    • ‘The Colour Darkroom’, Weekend Course – £139
      3 places: Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September 2017 (11am – 5pm)
      3 places: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th November 2017 (11am – 5pm) 

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Over two days, learn how to hand print c-type photographs using Nightlight Darkroom’s colour darkroom. Using colour enlargers and the ra4 process, participants will learn the basics of hand printing including: recognising colour casts, controlling colour and print finishing. Sessions are scheduled to suit those who book, so don’t worry if you haven’t had previous darkroom experience. All materials are provided, it’s also possible to bring and print your own negatives.