Events

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New Courses Available

Supported using public funding by National Lottery through Arts Council England, we are proud to announce a series of four, 6 week courses on various aspects of analogue photography, ranging from the Victorian era to the modern day: Bromoil – Jan/Feb Learn how to combine photography and printmaking – £140 Portraits – Feb/March Shoot portraits

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The wait is over!

Come join us on Friday 8th December 2017 to celebrate the formal opening of our new community darkroom. After months of work, enormous effort by Lo-Fi members and support from Braunstone Park and Rowley Fields community ward funding and also Westcotes community ward funding, we are ready to celebrate its completion. Will will also be launching

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We have been given permission to use the very well equipped darkroom at the St Margarets campus of Leicester College. We will be running darkroom and film processing sessions on a Thursday evening 6-9pm.

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Last weekend saw the start of this years Art Trail Festival, for our part we put on a Kamra-e-faoree portrait session at the Orange Tree, as well as the ‘Exposure’ exhibition. Check out some images from the portrait session below, and go check out the exhibition, its on until the end of the month.

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Exposure Exhibition

Our latest exhibition – Exposure – has just been installed at the Orange Tree. Collating recent work by current Leicester Lo-Fi members. With everything from pinholes to photograms, paper negatives to destroyed negatives.   It’s on show until the end of August.

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The Russian Camera Photowalk last weekend was a great day out, exploring the city in glorious sunshine with cameras built from tanks (not really, but they were very heavy), below are some photos of us out and about, as well as back at the darkroom processing our films.

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The workshop page has been updated with the workshops we shall be running this summer, photowalks, darkroom skills, toning and salt printing all on the menu  

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Leicester Lo-Fi @ The Riverside Festival (updated with pictures)

We shall be attending this years Riverside Festival, held around Bede Park, Mile Straight, Western Boulevard and Castle Gardens on the 4th and 5th of June. We’ll be setting up camp (literally) with our new Gazebo and will be producing Kamra-E-Faoree portraits for visitors to the festival. A section of images from the event:

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Handmade Festival

This bank holiday weekend sees this years Handmade Festival take place across the city. With lots of excellent music and art to go and see and experience. Leicester Lo-Fi have a small exhibition at the O2, alongside some amazing work by Andy Stafford and Jacqui Booth in their ‘Yours and Mine’ exhibition, and the Handmade music