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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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New Leicester Lo-Fi PhotoZine

We are proud to present Dev Stop & Fix, a quarterly photozine featuring the work of our members. A5 in size and 24 pages long, with a limited print run of 50 copies. Get yours now from the new Leicester Lo-Fi Store, or from our darkroom on a Tuesday evening.

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Handmade 2017 exhibitions

We are once again taking part in this years Handmade Festival, with two exhibitions at the O2 Arena at the Leicester University campus. ‘HighLife, Low Life’ – an analogue exhibition by Lo-Fi member Joe Manger ‘Handmade Books’ – a small collection of unique one-off books made by the group. Both shows are on this weekend only.

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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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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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We are proud to launch the theme for our main project or 2017: ‘Glow – Our Lives on Screen’ A recent study suggests that for the first time we spend more time online than we do watching TV. We would like to invite you to photograph people lit by the screens that surround us. See the Exhibitions section

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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