Darkroom & Printing Courses

Photofusion houses one of the last remaining public darkrooms in London. Our printing courses, all taught by master printer Nick Jones, take you from the basics of darkroom printing through to the more advanced techniques utilised in the making of exhibition-quality prints.

Photofusion Members receive 15% discount on all courses. This is Not available online. For the discount please pay in person, over the phone or ask to be invoiced.

    • Darkroom Course | Black & White Photographic Printing

      Darkroom Course

      Learn the craft of traditional fine printing from one of London’s premier printers.

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      Dates: 08 March 2020
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 10:30-17:30
      Length: 1 Day
      Tutor: Nick Jones
      Fee: £195.00
      Places: 4 places left
    • Camera Course | Expose and Process

      Photography Course | Film Is Not Dead

      On this course we will explore how to get the most out of film photography. You will learn how to correctly load and unload your film camera and how to correctly meter/expose for highlights, shadows and mid-tones. We then expose a roll of B&W film in the local area and move into the darkroom to process the roll of film and make a contact sheet. This course is the ideal precursor to our B&W Printing course.

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      Dates: 1 March 2020
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 11:00 - 17:30
      Length: 1 Day
      Tutor: Paul Ellis
      Fee: £175.00
      Places: 5 places left
    • Film Processing Course

      Film Processing Course

      This course includes a Paterson tank + a roll of 35mm Ilford HP5, on this full-day course you will shoot a roll of film on a photo walk around Brixton, develop the film and make a contact in sheet and an enlarged print in the darkroom.

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    • Alternative Processes | Salt Printing

      Historical & Alternative Processes

      On this one-day, hands-on alternative processes workshop you will learn how to make one of the earliest forms of photograph, a salt print.

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      Dates: 15 March 2020
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 11:00 - 17:00
      Length: 1 Day
      Tutor: Paul Ellis
      Fee: £175.00
      Places: 6 places left
    • Darkroom Course | Colour Printing

      Colour Printing Course

      On this one-day hands-on workshop, which is suitable for beginners & those with some B&W experience

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      Dates: 23 February 2020
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 10:30 - 17:30
      Length: 1 Day
      Tutor: Nick Jones
      Fee: £195.00
      Places: 2 places left
    • Darkroom Course | Intermediate Black & White Printing



      This intensive course affords students the opportunity to develop more advanced techniques utilised in the making of exhibition-quality prints.

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    • Alternative Processes | Chemigrams

      Photography Course | What is a Chemigram?

      Learn how to create experimental photographic images using simple household ingredients and darkroom chemistry.

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      Dates: 22 March 2020
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 11:00 - 16:00
      Length: 1 Day
      Tutor: Paul Ellis
      Fee: £175.00
      Places: 6 places left
    • Alternative Processes | Making Digital Negatives

      Photography Course | Making Digital Negatives

      This course will take you through the preparation of files for printing onto Pictorico Ultra Premium film and the production digital negatives.

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    • Alternative Processes | Wet-Plate Collodion

      Alternative Processes | Wet-Plate Collodion

      Our Wet-plate Collodion course allows participants to discover the unique qualities of this mid to late 19th Century printing process.

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