Category Archives: Darkroom Photography

The Analogue Argument

Why it’s worth keeping a darkroom in your high school photography program.

Darkrooms and analogue photography are increasingly being excluded from the photography programs at high schools across the country, usually under the blanket sentiment that they’re old fashioned. I disagree, passionately, and rather than refute the flimsy reasons school districts use to push for darkroom exclusion, I want to highlight their benefits to the secondary education environment and experience. Continue reading

Student Final, Spring 2013

Nelson Gold Toner

This is what happens with Nelson Gold Tone and Ilford warm tone fiber paper. First is untoned, then toned for 6 minutes, then for 12. Continue reading