Photography: Black & White Darkroom
Photography Studio Operation Hours Fall 2022
Monday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Friday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 6:30pm
*For Students Enrolled in Tools 1, Sec. 2 only.
Please do not hesitate to reach out to the Photo Studio Manager Race Dillon firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns.
Rayko Studios - 428 3rd Street
Rm. First Floor
Spring 2023: Access to the black & white darkroom is reserved for:
- Undergraduate students that are enrolled in or have completed Tools 1
- Graduate students that have had a darkroom orientation
- Current faculty
Anybody who has taken a corresponding course at a school other than CCA who wishes to use the lab must get permission from the studio manager and go through an orientation before lab access is permitted. Contact Race Dillon, Photography studio manager, at 510.594.3718 or email@example.com, for additional information.
The black and white darkroom is open whenever the cage is open, except when it is reserved for a class. Please refer to the calendar in the darkroom hallway for class schedules. There are no reservations, enlarging stations are checked out on a first-come, first-served basis.
See Rules and Regulations in the resource section for more important details
About the Photography: Black & White Darkroom
The traditional Black-and-White darkroom is equipped with 14 Omega enlarger stations, including an ADA accessible drop down station, and stainless steel with sinks for chemical processing and print washing. You should come prepared with photo paper, negative sleeves, negative cleaning cloth or brush, and a negative binder. Other inexpensive items to consider for your personal lab kit includes lens tissue and cleaner, a pair of small scissors, print bags, and an archival print storage box.
Tools and Equipment
- 14 black-and white Omega D-5 enlarging stations
- 1 RC print washers
- 16 x 20 Fiber washer