Workshops

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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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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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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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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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Pinhole Workshop

The last Sunday of April sees WorldWide Pinhole Day upon us once again. Join us in celebrating by coming along to our drop-in Pinhole Workshop at the Manor House, off Narborough Road. Make your own camera, or use on of ours. Time –  12:00 and 4:00 pm Cost – £5 per person

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Hand colouring workshop - results

17 February – Attenborough Arts Center We did a handcolouring workshop for AAC, the day was great fun, with lots of creative and talented attendees producing some fantastic results.  

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Leicester Lo-Fi videos

Whilst we update the website we thought we’d share these amazing short films made by Leicester Lo-Fier and filmaker Bill Newsinger. Bill has been shooting our workshops for a while now, and has produced some fantastic work.  Make sure you check out Bills other films. 

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Produce a set of one-off Christmas Cards using the Polaroid Lift technique, a process where the Polaroid photograph is deconstructed to remove the fragile layer that contains the image. This thin skin like layer is then placed onto the textured surface of your blank greeting cards. When: 12th December 2015 Course Length: 11:00am – 3:00pm