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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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At the end of March we moved out of the Darkroom at the Manor House, since then work was started on building a new home at Yellow Bean studios on Western Road. The process is a slow one (seeing as work is carried out when we have free time from our day jobs) but we are

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As the Christmas Season is almost upon us, the darkroom will be closed on the following days over the next few weeks: Wednesday 14th December. Tuesday 27th December. Wednesday 28th December. We hope you all have a very merry Christmas and look forward to seeing you in the New Year  

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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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Basic Darkroom Workshop

This Sunday we’re holding a Basic Darkroom Skills Workshop, learn how to print your own black and white photographs in our darkroom. You will be provided with paper, but will need to bring your own black and white negatives (any format). Book now on the Workshops page

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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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This years Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day was a great success, lots of cool and interesting pinhole images were made, using cameras ranging from simple wooden box cameras, 6 sectioned tea caddies, biscuit tins and even a 5×4 LEGO camera. Check out the small selection of photos below from the day. You can our collection of final images here, and make