Nottingham, United Kingdom

Photography and Alchemy of the Darkroom

when 19 July 2021 - 23 July 2021
language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 495

On this course you will create innovative images that combine digital technology with primitive photographic processes.

You will begin by refreshing your knowledge of digital photography as well as improving your awareness of contemporary photography at a local, national and international level.

You will learn simple and effective darkroom techniques that are used by today's artists and designers.

These techniques will enable you to engage with the past and identify with the history of photography and its early pioneers.

Course leader

Dizzy Ink (Benjamin Kay and Craig Proud) are photographers, designers and image makers who specialise in print and book arts.

As well as teaching at NTU they have their own print studio, Dizzy Ink in Nottingham city centre.

Target group

No previous experience is required, although owning a digital camera and knowing the basics of working in manual mode is useful.

Course aim

You will learn about alternative photographic processes and draw on established ideas and principles to develop a personal approach and define your own project.

By the end of the course you will have created innovative images that combine digital technology with primitive photographic processes.

Fee info

GBP 495: This fee covers the course delivery, most materials and any related course travel and entry tickets.
GBP 190: On-campus accommodation for one week in a single room with private bathroom facilities and shared kitchen and living space.