First day of class!

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  1. emayoh

    emayoh Member

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    Today is my first day of darkroom class here at Newspace in Portland, OR! I signed up to learn how to make prints / enlargements. I'm pretty excited!

    I've been perusing the classic threads here and am thankful to APUG for all the wisdom contained herein. I'm sure I will come back to my bookmarks again and again.

    Wish me luck! :smile:
     
  2. Pfiltz

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    Good luck...

    The DR is a blast...
     
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    Just wait til you start pulling prints.

    You will be mia to most of your non film shooting friends.

    Have a blast!
     
  4. Jeff Kubach

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    Great to hear! I love being in the darkroom.

    Jeff
     
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    I took a film photography course last semester at our local community college to see if I liked darkroom work or not. I liked it so much I'm now taking over our bathroom from time to time. :smile:

    Have fun!
     
  6. tkamiya

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    Being in my darkroom for hours on end fine-tuning/obsessing over my prints are therapeutic/maddening. It's so much like photography.... (I'm an IT guy so being on computer is more like work)

    Enjoy your darkroom time. It's like meditation/(oh, never mind)
     
  7. Richard Jepsen

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    Well said tkamiya. Chemical photography is a different work flow. It's more physical. It's more craft like. I would argue well done B&W prints look better than digital.