Photography

The Bristol Folk House has a purpose built wet-based photography facility which offers a programme of courses and workshops throughout the year. Run by our team of professional photographers, we have seven Black and White enlargers 35mm up to large format, film developing facilities, print finishing darkroom and more. For more information about the Darkroom and membership please click here.

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In this one day class develop a black-and-white film and then make a contact sheet. Shoot a black-and-white film in advance (Ilford HP5 Plus) and bring this along to the session. ...

Starts: Sat 25 May 2019, at 10:00

Tutor: Tim Pearse

1 Day Course

Course Code: S 27

In this one day class learn how to make a basic black-and-white print, then how to enhance the print using various printing techniques. Bring your own black-and-white negatives (35mm or 120). ...

Starts: Sat 15 June 2019, at 10:00

Tutor: Tim Pearse

1 Day Course

Course Code: S 54

Cyanotype is an historical photographic printing technique which creates gorgeous Prussian Blue prints simply using sunlight, without the need for complex equipment or a darkroom. In this fun workshop ...

Starts: Sat 22 June 2019, at 10:00

1 Day Course

Course Code: S 79

Learn how use an enlarger and photographic chemicals to traditionally print your own negatives. Please bring your own black and white negatives to print from. No previous darkroom experience necessary ...

Starts: Sat 18 May 2019, at 10:00

1 Day Course

Course Code: S 18

The chemigram is a simple painterly process which can be applied in the darkroom using darkroom chemicals and resistant materials such as Vaseline. They can often seem like images from another world, ...

Starts: Sat 01 June 2019, at 10:00

1 Day Course

Course Code: S 38

Learn Wet Plate Collodion, one of the most popular alternative photographic processes, with expert tuition from award winning photographic artist, Tim Pearse. Workshop participants will have the uniqu ...

Starts: Sat 06 July 2019, at 10:00

Tutor: Tim Pearse

1 Day Course

Course Code: S 88

Over the duration of this course you will learn the historic processes of gum bichromate & cyanotype printing. Gum Bichromate uses Gum Arabic, watercolour and a sensitizer and is an extremely pain ...

Starts: Thu 06 June 2019, at 18:00

5 Week Course

Course Code: A 41

Surrealist Photography

Course Cancelled

Drawing inspiration from the work of Bill Brandt, Francesca Woodman and Man Ray, participants will create their own hand printed surrealist photographs. Participants will use negatives of the body tog ...

Starts: Sat 11 May 2019, at 10:00

1 Day Course

Course Code: S 12

Tactile Photography

Course Cancelled

Have you got some old photos lying around or left in a draw that you are not sure what to do with? Or do you have some new photographs which havent really come out the way you expected? Then give them ...

Starts: Sat 15 June 2019, at 10:00

1 Day Course

Course Code: S 60

Get away from just using the auto button and take your photography to the next level. Getting to grips with apertures, shutter speeds, depth of field, ISO and composition will allow you to take better ...

Starts: Sat 25 May 2019, at 10:00

1 Day Course

Course Code: S 34

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