Wet area for trays/processing, a large variety of tanks/trays/reels, digital thermometer and a drying locker, accessories (focus finder, scissors, dust blower, cotton gloves, film clips etc) black & white enlarger, red lights for printing and daylight balanced lights for viewing, print drying racks, separate light tight room with colour enlarger + manual print processor (up to 12x16”), this room can be used for hassle free film loading if available, dark bag if not!
Chemistry available depending on hire; pre-mixed C41 (Fuji), BW Film (Kodak/Ilford) + Paper (Ilford/Fotospeed), RA4 (Tetenal) - the facility hire fee is listed separately so you can also byo chemistry (RA4 excluded) if you wish! Alternative processes encouraged (health and safety permitting) so get in touch if you have any special requests or suggestions!
At the entrance of the darkroom there ample storage room for member storage, large lightbox for viewing and daylight balanced light for print viewing.
Adjacent to this there is an open plan area with seating/trestles, large pinboard to display work or notices, scanning suite*** including minilab quality (up to 70mb tif) 35mm scanner, Epson flatbed with up to 8x12 scanning area, Nikon Coolscan 8000 for high res 120 scans, Sharp colour laser copier/printer***, small but growing inspiration library of photography books, local artist publications, zines and from feb onwards the space will include a small photographic daylight studio with additional flashes + accessories for hire.
In addition to the above there is a mixed range of photographic items available for hire including a variety of film cameras (get in touch for details, subject to availability), overhead, slide and digital projectors, slide mounter and various backdrops.
***Currently only available for member use or as a service