Classes & Workshops
Courtesy John Coffer.
1236 Dombroski Road
Dundee NY 14837
John Coffer famously does not use email.
An annual gathering of both amateur and accomplished tintype photographers in an upstate New York campsite. Coffer offers a few different types of workshops based on the process and the size of the plates. Class sizes are extremely limited, none more than approximately 5 students.
2019 Dates: June 20-22, July 18-20, Sept 26-28
36 East 30th Street
NY, NY 10016
Courtesy Center for Photography Woodstock.
Center for Photography at Woodstock
59 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498
Photograph by Nick Brandreth, courtesy George Eastman Museum.
George Eastman House
900 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
For the cost of membership fees, community darkrooms offer shared space, tools, and services for members to utilize to create personal and professional work. The digital shift has led to a drastic decrease in the number of functioning darkrooms, but those that remain maintain a dedicated user base.
Bushwick Community Darkroom
110 Troutman Street
Volunteer-based organization that strives to make film photography affordable and accessible to everyone. 3,000 sq ft warehouse with facilities for color and black and white processing and printing. Digital darkroom facilities with film scanners and work stations.
Gowanus Community Darkroom
119 8th Street #212
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Offer hourly rentals, monthly membership, studio rentals, and classes and workshops. This organization offers full black and white and color processing and printing facilities, a drop off service for film, as well as film scanner rentals. They also offer private lessons and group classes and workshops for both beginners and more advanced photographers.
CEPA Gallery, Buffalo
617 Main Street, Suite 201
Buffalo, NY 14203
This darkroom primarily exists for those just beginning in darkroom photography. Their darkroom has the basic materials for black and white processing and printing, but no options for color photography or any alternative processing equipment. They offer classes of various knowledge levels and are one of the only community darkrooms in Buffalo, NY.
Community Darkroom, Rochester
713 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
This community darkroom is a part of a larger organization, the Flower City Arts Center. The facilities are only available to members, but they are extensive in their offerings. Their facilities can accommodate standard black and white processing and prints, as well as color and alternative processing. They have many other studios for ceramics and printmaking as well.