Black-and-White Film I: Introduction to the Darkroom
Explore the timeless beauty of traditional, film-based black-and-white photography, including image selection, exposure and processing your own film and prints in Crealdé’s wet darkroom. This introductory course will cover basic camera controls and formats, film types, hands-on field trips, weekly assignments, print reviews and lots of fun time in the darkroom. Designed for students new to film photography and photographers who want to reconnect with this creative art form. Tuition includes lab fee, chemistry, and free loaner cameras. Prerequisites: Understanding of basic camera controls and functions. Skill Level: Beginner
Loaner cameras available
Prerequisites: Understanding of basic camera controls and functions.
John Baker, a multi-Best in Show awarded artist, is a dual-Bachelor Degree earner in Arts, and Sciences, from the University of Central Florida. After almost 20 years of being known on campus only as “the guy that rents the darkroom”, he was brought out of the shadows and given several responsibilities at Crealdé school, including that of photo instructor. John currently shares his love and knowledge of film photography in both youth and adult classes, guiding artists young and old in the processes of creating traditional black and white images from capture to print.Instructor Bio