Thematic individual and group education in traditional analogue manual photo lab techniques. (basic b&w film development, b&w custom printing on beginner/advanced level, color hand printing.
Professional instructors. once a month every Saturday between 10 am and 3 pm in lab4art in small groups with five participants, differentiated, personalized education.
BASIC BLACK & WHITE FILM
Recommended to those who want to learn the tricks of film development, who are thinking about creating a home lab or those who are just getting familiar with the analogue technology and want to understand analogue processes better.
developing black-and-white leica and roll films on a basic level
euipments and chemicals
film development basics
correctly exposed negative
making contact sheets
basic archiving methods
BLACK & WHITE
Black and white custom printing. Recommended to those who have already taken part in a film development workshop and/or have their own developed black and white negative, as well as those who want to develop their own image or think about creating a home lab.
construction of the enlarger, optics, type of negatives, exposing,
basic terms of custom printing: density, contrast, cropping, concept of multigrade system
normal custom printing
chemicals, processes, equipments, techniques of washing and drying
fine tuned custom printing
fibre based printing
dodging, burning, flash
coloring, archiving after printing process
We recommend taking part in a black and white printing workshop to acquire basic laboratory knowledge, as RA4 printing takes place in complete darkness
color systems: RGB, CMYK
basics of filtering, primary and complementary colors
characteristics of color papers
processes of development
RA4 printing exercises
WORKSHOP LED BY OUR GUEST
Every year, we invite a photographer with outstanding performance in their field. These workshops provide exciting insights into a creative world
Guests from the last few years
Lis Nielsen – RA4 photogram – 2018
Ágnes Eperjesi – B&W photogram – 2018
Zsuzsa Holló – light and colour studies, RA4 patchwork – 2019
Szilárd Szilas – Theory and practice of the Super 8 film – 2019