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. Furthermore we offer you to rent our photographic laboratory for your own and individual printing work. A special interest with our scholarship is to support young artists who are interested in black and white photography and the analogue material.

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. With 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 positive-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 binding registration you will recieve a confirmation with detailed information about the workshop.

Open Lab – 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 photographic laboratory and basically in black and white photography. In small groups with a maximum of five people you will learn the basic techniques around the processing and printing work.

Date: 13.07. & 14.07.2019

Timetable:

  • 13.07. 10:00-18:00 Uhr (1 hour break incl.)
  • 14.07. 11:00-18:00 Uhr (1 hour break incl.)

Topics:

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

Number of participants: mind. 2 / max. 5 persons

Fee: 200€ material included (per person)

Registration via mail to mail@schwarzweiss-fotolabor.de

After binding registration you will recieve a confirmation with 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 students of photography we can provide a price-reduction after an agreemet based on the individual needs.

Lab-community – Price and requirements:

Monthly fee: 175 € (reduced: 125 €)

The usage of the lab will only be possible outside the opening hours of our space in Erkrather Straße. Minimum time of community membership are 6 months. The monthly fee is not including any kind of restrictions in your working time, so far it does not concern the opening hours and other clients. Chemistry and photo paper till 35x40cm are included in the fee. Additionally we provide reductions on larger sizes. The lab-community can’t consist of more than three persons.

Booking

Because of our restricted capacity it is possible that we have to put you on a waiting list. You will hear from us as soon there is a free space in the lab community.

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

Scholarship

One time a year between July and September we provide a scholarship. This is dedicated to artists, photographers and students of photography. It includes free working possibilities in our photographic laboratory and furthermore the possibility to exhibit in our working space. Please contact us and send a well-prepared portfolio with a short note about your project that you will be working on in our laboratory.

Final application date: 30. April

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