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Photography and Alchemy of the Darkroom

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  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Short course
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 19 July 2021
  • Course duration: Monday to Friday 10 am - 4 pm, one week


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On this course you will create innovative images that combine digital technology with primitive photographic processes.


This practical course combines digital photography and darkroom processes.

You will begin by refreshing your knowledge of digital photography as well as improving your awareness of contemporary photography at a local, national and international level.

You will learn simple and effective darkroom techniques that are used by today's artists and designers.

These techniques will enable you to engage with the past and identify with the history of photography and its early pioneers.

Here's what our previous attendees said:

"Great tutors. Great teaching. Great projects." V

"I loved this course!" C

Tutor profiles: Dizzy Ink (Benjamin Kay and Craig Proud) are photographers, designers and image makers who specialise in print and book arts.

As well as teaching at NTU they have their own print studio, Dizzy Ink in Nottingham city centre.

Need accommodation for a summer course?

You can book a self-catered, single room with private bathroom on our city campus, right next door to our studios and classrooms. Find out more at: www.ntu.ac.uk/summeraccommodation

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Email: creativeshortcourses@ntu.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you'll study

On this course you will:

  • learn about alternative photographic processes
  • draw on established ideas and principles to develop a personal approach to photography and define your own project
  • create innovative images that combine digital technology with primitive photographic processes.

Entry requirements

Level: Beginner

Entry requirement: No previous experience is required, although owning a digital camera and knowing the basics of working in manual mode is useful.

Level: Beginner

Entry requirement: No previous experience is required, although owning a digital camera and knowing the basics of working in manual mode is useful.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £495.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

The fee for this course is £495.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418