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Photography: Irwin Digital Darkroom

Staffed Access
● Staffed Access is the following days/times:
○ Monday - Friday: 10am-6pm
○ Saturday: 12pm - 5pm
○ Sunday: 12pm - 6pm

Unstaffed Access
● Unstaffed is the following days/times:
○ Monday - Friday: 8am -10am & 6pm - 2am
○ Saturday - Sunday: 8am - 12pm & 5pm - 2am

1st Floor
Irwin Student Center
Oakland Campus

Rules and Regulations

  • Access permitted only after an orientation.
  • No food or drink allowed.
  • Never prop the door open.
  • Flextight Film Holders must never leave the room and should be returned to the lock box at the end of a scanning session.
  • Access Three Strike Rule:

-First: Stern warning

-Second: No after hours access

-Third: No access for the remainder of semester

-If you break scanners or computers you lose unstaffed access to this space.

ONLY AVAILABLE TO PHOTO MAJORS IN THERE JUNIOR AND SENIOR YEAR.

  • Reservations for scanners must be made in advance (Limit of 2 per week) and a lockbox key for film holders must

be checked out from the Photo Cage. Holders must be returned to lockbox at end of the night.

  • Computer editing stations and networked printers are available on a first come, first served basis.

About the Photography: Irwin Digital Darkroom

The Digital Darkroom is designed to meet the increased specialized needs of CCA’s Photography Department. Additionally, it functions in collaboration with the Digital Fine Art Studio (DFAS) and is a place where students can scan film, work on digital files, and make small-scale prints.



Tools and Equipment

  • 9 iMac Retina 5k machines
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • 2 Hasselblad Flextight scanners
  • 3 - Epson v850
  • 1 - Epson 10000lx

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ORIENTATION DATES

ORIENTATION INFORMATION: PHOTOGRAPHY DIGITAL DARKROOM

Digital Darkroom Orientations are case by case setup by appointment.

Spring Term Digital Darkroom orientations are by appointment or as requested by Faculty. Please setup an appointment by sending an email to Brianna Tadeo, Studio Manager, at Btadeo@cca.edu

Please note orientation will not run if there is less than 3 people signed up or you have not emailed to make an appointment

Expect the orientation to take 30 Minutes

If you are seeking continued access to one or more of the Photography Areas, please email the Studio Manager, Brianna Tadeo at Btadeo@cca.edu.

Requirement: You must have been completed or currently enrolled in Tools III or a Photo Major in their Junior and Senior year. If you are a grad student, please contact Brianna Tadeo, the Studio Manager, at Btadeo@cca.edu to see if you are eligible to access the photography faculties.