Introduction to Black and White Printing for Still Photography

+ 4 hours work time
Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Enrolment is limited to: 

This introductory workshop covers the basics of 35mm still photography and gets you started processing and developing your own prints. Learn the basics of film stocks, exposure, composition and lighting. Explore darkroom skills, including chemical processes, exposure times, and contrast control. Participants shoot a test roll and process it themselves using the LIFT darkroom. Workshop fee includes chemistry, photographic paper and other supplies.


Participants must bring their own 35mm still camera and a roll of Kodak Tri-X 35mm film for this workshop.


The Camera Theory Workshop is strongly recommended as a preresquisite. Free work time credit must be used before Friday September 1, 2017. Nonmembers must use their rental time during LIFT hours ) Monday–Friday 10am–6pm). Chemistry for practice time is subject to availability, participants may have to provide their own. Photo paper for practice time is them responsibility of the participant.



Darren Cerkownyk received his BFA from OCAD in photography. He has exhibited in group shows throughout Canada and the United States at the Edward Day Gallery, Gallery One, Lennox Contemporary and Kathleen Cullen Fine Art among others. Darren has received numerous awards including the OCAD University Photography Faculty Award, Dr Eugene A. Poggetto Award, and the Cylla von Tiedelmann Award. He also had his work published in a number of books. Darren currently resides in Toronto and works at Ryerson University and Gallery 44.