B&W and Alternative Process Darkroom Rental

Darkroom Rental San Francisco Bay Area

Experience the magic of film!

The Image Flow’s rental darkroom is fully equipped with a Beseler enlarger, 30″x40″ exposure table (for alternative processing), Paterson tanks and reels, and trays. This traditional darkroom can process and print all types of film—from 35 mm to 4×5 inch!

Details:

  • Darkroom rental: $20/hour, $70 four-hour day, $125 full day (10AM–6PM)
  • Chemicals and paper not included. Additional fee for using our chemicals; we also have boxes of 8×10 Multigrade paper for sale
  • One-on-one darkroom instruction by Hendrik Paul is available for $100/hour
  • Our 30″x40″ UV exposure table allows for platinum printing and other alternative processes. Additional $10/ hour

In the Darkroom with Stuart Schwartz

Film Development and Proof sheet Package, $180

  • 1 hour one-on-one with Stuart, tailored to your darkroom skill level
  • 3 hours of solo darkroom time to apply your skills
  • Follow up session at the end of the day with Stuart
  • Chemicals Included (bring your own paper)

Printing Package, $180

  • 1 hour one-on-one with Stuart, tailored to your darkroom skill level
  • 3 hours of solo darkroom time to apply your skills
  • Follow up session at the end of the day with Stuart
  • Chemicals Included (bring your own paper)

Film Development, Proof Sheet, and Printing Package, $325

  • 2 hour one-on-one with Stuart, tailored to your darkroom skill level
  • 6 hours of solo darkroom time to apply your skills
  • Periodic check-ins with Stuart during the darkroom session and a wrap up at the end of the day
  • Chemicals Included (bring your own paper)

Alternative process darkroom rental

One of Northern California’s few alternative process rental darkrooms is right here at The Image Flow! We offer a spacious, 400+ square foot fully equipped alternative darkroom with an Omega enlarger, large sink, drying racks, and trays up to 16×20. We offer access to a Nuarc UV plate burner and a Conrad etching press.

Upon request, we can have a consultant available during your rental period.

Pricing for the alternative darkroom:

  • $300 for an eight-hour day
  • Additional people are $100 for eight hours, with a maximum of four people
  • $175 for 1/2 day, four hours

Questions? Call us at 415.388.3569!

 

Darkroom Rental San Francisco Bay Area