When:Sunday August 18. 2013
Where:Victoria park and Danforth
Come and visit a unique east end Toronto photo studio & darkroom, devoted to the photographic artist who wants to blend digital & analogue technique & equipment.
Have a peek at how we teach classic film technique that still works in a digital era.
Tour the facilities where we teach classic B&W still photography techniques including: Wet darkroom analogue film processing, printing & developing. Studio shooting with strobe & tungsten hot lights. Check out the state of the art darkroom facility includes 8 foot darkroom sink, 4X5 dichroic head diffusion enlarger, apochromatic lenses, Ilfospeed print dryer, archival fibre print washer.
See the densitometer & video analysis station, 8 foot colour-corrected light box, temperature controlled drum processors and 8×10 machine printing capability.
Inspect the large format studio facility which include softboxes, over 8,000 watt/sec. strobes, over 6,000 watts tungsten lighting.Ideal for shooting 4X5, 8×10 with it’s 7 foot studio stand and ceiling sized softbox. It also makes an intimate space for medium format or 35mm shooting. See some of the renowned classics we introduce students to in our courses such as Leica, Hasselblad, Rolleiflex TLR, Yashica, Zeiss Ikon Super Ikonta, Exakta, 4X5 view camera, 8X10 view camera and many other fine classics.
Discuss renting the studio & darkroom space for the large format photographic artist shooting 8X10 or 4X5 format film & digital. Phase One Scanning back allows 4×5 shooters an extremely high quality digital option for shooting near full frame on a view camera with digital files of 144mb (8bit) & 288mb (16bit).- 8X10 Camera & 300/500mm Schneider lens included in rental. Or 4X5 camera and lens included in rental.
- 7 foot studio stand
- 10,000 w/s of strobe & 10,000 watts of tungsten. Beauty dishes, fresnels (for strobe or for tungsten), floods, softboxes, umbrellas, stands etc.
- Temperature controlled sink line for processing 8X10 & 4X5 film
- HK computer controlled Dichroic head 4X5 enlarger
- 8′ wet sink
- Apochromatic lenses
- 20″ Ilfospeed RC Print Dryer
- 20″ Arkay Dryer for fibre papers
- 20″ temp controlled drum processor
- 8′ Colour correct light table