In the black and white photographic laboratory we are offering alongside a professional work in processing and printing other possibilities to work: as a studio for analogue handcraft we want to share our experience in special workshops. Further more we offer to rent our photographic laboratory for your own and individual printing work. A special interest is to support young artists who are interested in black and white photography and the analogue material with our scholarship.

Equipment

Our photographic laboratory has the following technical equipment:

Durst Laborator 138 S

Durst Color Laborator 184 Lacobox 100 + Durst Est 301

Leitz FocomaT Ic + Kienzle Primos VC 66/100

Trockner Ilfolab 1250 RC Ilford

Baryttrockner Meteor standard-H

Epson Perfection | V800 Photo

Workshops

Individual workshop: Black and White Processing & Printing

The concept of the workshop addresses beginners and people who are interested in the work of an analogue photographic laboratory and basically in black and white photography. In intensive care you will learn the basic techniques around the processing and printing work.

Date: After consulting. Only possible outside of opening hours.

Topics:

  • Workflow from a negative to a print
  • Processing of an exposed film
  • Printing a row of gradation possibilities
  • Printing a postcard on Ilford RC
  • Printing of a Baryt print in maximum 30x40cm

Fee: 250€ includes material

Registration via mail to mail@schwarzweiss-fotolabor.de

After your confirmed registration you will get more information about the workshop.

Open laboratory – course I:

Group workshop: Black and White Printing

The concept of the workshop addresses beginners and people who are interested in the work of an analogue photo laboratory and basically in black and white photography. In small groups until five persons you will learn the basic techniques of printing in the black and white.

Date: 20.06.-23.06.2019

Hours:

  • 20.06. 2pm to 6pm
  • 22.06. 10am to 6pm (includes 2 hours break)
  • 23.06. 11am to 4pm

Topics:

  • Workflow from a negative to a print
  • Printing a row of gradation possibilities
  • Printing a postcard on Ilford RC
  • Printing of a Baryt print in maximum 30x40cm

Participants: minimum 2 / maximum 5 persons

Fee: 200€ includes materials (per person)

Application via mail to mail@schwarzweiss-fotolabor.de

After your confirmed application you will get detailed information about the workshop.

Rental

There are two possibilities to use our laboratory for your own processing and printing work.

First, our space in the Erkrather Straße is open for rent during the weekend and you can benefit from an individual care.

Second, you join our lab-community and you will have high flexibility by using the space and a good price offer.

Rent – Prices (includes chemistry / not included photographic paper):

1 day to max. 8 hours: 60 €

2 days block: 150 € (time flexibility)

For photography students we can provide a price-reduction but it would be necessary to discuss the individual needs.

Lab-community – Price and requirements:

Monthly fee: 150 € (reduced: 100 €)

The usage of the lab will be only possible outside of the opening hours of the our space in the Erkrather Straße. Minimum time for be part of the community is 6 months. The monthly fee is not including any kind of restrictions in your working time so far it concerns not the opening hours and other clients. Included in the fee are the chemistry and photo paper till 35x40cm. Plus we can provide reductions on the large sizes. The lab-community could not be bigger than 3 persons.

Booking

Because of restricted capacity it is possible that a wait list is necessary. You will be get a message if there is a free space in the lab community as soon as possible.

Please get in touch via mail: mail@schwarzweiss-fotolabor.de

Scholarship

We provide one time a year a scholarship between July and September. It is dedicated to artists, photographers and students of photography. This scholarship includes free working possibilities in our photographic laboratory and further more a possibility to exhibit in our working space. Please contact us with a well-prepared portfolio and a short notice on your project, you will be working on in our laboratory.

Final application date: 30. April

Send your application via mail to: mail@schwarzweiss-fotolabor.de