Basic Black & White Darkroom: Shooting, Processing and Printing

Basic Black & White Darkroom: Shooting, Processing and Printing

Saturday, October 28, 2017,
10:00AM to 5:00PM
$ 200.00 CAD
$ 180.00 CAD

This hands-on workshop is intended for photographers interested in working with a 35mm manual camera, processing their own film and enlarging their negatives.  Instructor, Ruth Kaplan will give introductions on camera basics; shooting, processing B&W film, making contact prints and 8"x10" enlargments in the darkroom! 

Film, chemistry and paper will be provided for this workshop.  Please bring your own 35mm camera if available.  Upon registration, please indicate whether you will need to borrow a camera.



Ruth Kaplan is a Toronto-based photographer whose work explores a variety of themes such as bathers in communal hot springs and participants in rituals of spirituality. Documentary-based, her images are subjective offering a highly personal interpretation of social behaviour. She has exhibited widely over the past twenty years and is represented by the Stephen Bulger Gallery.

Kaplan’s editorial work can be found in major Canadian and international publications. She has received numerous National Magazine Awards, Canada Council, Ontario Arts Council and Toronto Arts Council grants. She is a photography instructor at schools including Ryerson University, OCAD and the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. She is currently enrolled in an MFA program at Ryerson University School of Image Arts, in Documentary Media.