The Chicago community darkroom

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  1. CatLABS

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    Yesterday visited the Chicago community darkroom (http://www.chicagocommunitydarkroom.org/). Wednesdays are their "open house" and it was a great change to have a look around. The place buzzing with activity (along with a poetry reading event in the next hall), and a bunch of "kids" were there zapping out test prints and hanging negatives.

    The place is VERY well stocked, and has a super nice setup for BW film processing and printing.
    While the space is a bit tight, i hear they are looking to move, but even now this is a huge asset and resource to anyone in the Chicago area who wants to drop by and print.

    They even have a Jobo processor on hand, and lots of tanks and gear to run pretty much anything.

    The folks who manage the place whom i met there seem to really know their thing, and know what they are talking about.
    A great place to support so go and make some silver prints!
     
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    I wish they have one in Ricmond, Va.

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    Jeff - now is the time to start one!
     
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    Nice idea!

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    Been many of times. If it wasn't so far from my neighborhood, I'd go more often. Ken and Greg and the other guys running the show are great.
     
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    I think there is one in Cambridge, England.