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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Photography as we know it began with photograms ('photogenic drawing' in Fox Talbot's words). This course offers the chance to experiment creatively to bring out the potential of this simple but eff ...

Starts: Sat 22 February 2020, at 10:00

1 Day Course

Course Code: S60

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 27 February 2020, at 18:00

5 Week Course

Course Code: A44

This course is designed to get you away from using auto all the time. We will look at all aspects of digital photography using step-by-step methods and weekly projects. Learn how to use camera modes l ...

Starts: Thu 16 January 2020, at 13:00

5 Week Course

Course Code: A40

This course is designed to get you away from using auto all the time. We will look at all aspects of digital photography using step-by-step methods and weekly projects. Learn how to use camera modes l ...

Starts: Thu 27 February 2020, at 13:00

5 Week Course

Course Code: A41

This course assumes a working knowledge of the digital camera. Explore ways to get more creative with your camera using the Shutter and Aperture Priority camera modes using step-by-step methods and we ...

Starts: Fri 28 February 2020, at 10:00

5 Week Course

Course Code: A42

Join Tim in the darkroom and expand your knowledge of black and white printing. This workshop will further develop your skills in the darkroom, giving you more technical and creative scope to utilise ...

Starts: Sat 04 April 2020, at 10:00

2 Day Course

Course Code: S103

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 January 2020, at 10:00

1 Day Course

Course Code: S21

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 February 2020, at 10:00

1 Day Course

Course Code: S51

This practical course will introduce the beginner to film photography, covering film types, film speed, camera controls and black-and-white film processing, making of contact sheets and printing from ...

Starts: Wed 15 January 2020, at 18:30

10 Week Course

Course Code: A43

Join Tim Pearse in the darkroom to discover the beautiful lith printing process. Using specialist papers and chemistry, you will learn how to create unique prints from your own black and white negativ ...

Starts: Sat 07 March 2020, at 10:00

1 Day Course

Course Code: S79

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