July | TEEN Workshop: Basic B&W Film Photography & Darkroom

TEEN Workshop: Basic B&W Film Photography & Darkroom

Date  | Monday – Friday, July 8 – 12, 2024

Time  | Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm,

Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location | Red Rocks Community College

Visual, Audio, & Media Arts (VAMA) Department

13300 W 6th Ave, Lakewood, CO 80228

Cost  |  $325

Materials  |  Additional $40 per student

(includes film, paper, and chemistry)

Instructor  |  Jackie Webster

Ages  |  11-17


Students will learn how to shoot black & white film in-camera and how to print negatives into photographs in a traditional black & white darkroom.

Course Description:

In this introductory week-long workshop students learn how to load and photograph with an SLR film camera, developing the film, then spend the week making prints from their negatives in the darkroom. They will learn the fundamental rules of dynamic composition, mastering the exposure triangle, developing film, printing a contact sheet in the darkroom, and making 5×7 prints from their negatives. No previous experience is necessary. Just come ready to have fun!

  • Black & White film photography
  • Composition
  • Manual exposure (exposure triangle)
  • Developing film
  • Printing in a traditional darkroom

Materials Needed:

  • 35mm film camera (bring your own or borrow one from CPAC*)
  • Note-taking materials
  • Water
  • Lunch/Snacks
  • Sunscreen/Hat
  • Comfortable walking shoes


*Ask about our free loaner camera program by emailing info@cpacphoto.org