Photo by Sheila Galagan

Photo by Sheila Galagan

Facilities

Photoworks offers a community darkroom option for individuals with printing experience who wish to work independently. No pre-registration is required. The labs are staffed by an experienced photographer and an introduction to the facility and procedures will be provided for new attendees.

The traditional darkroom is equipped with Omega, Besler and Saunders enlargers for black & white printing and film developing in formats 35mm, 2-1/4, and 4×5. The facility has two developing rooms, as well as a film dryer, a drum dryer for prints, and mat-cutting and dry-mounting equipment. Chemistry is provided. Attendees provide paper.

The digital light room has six Mac computers with Adobe CS6, two scanners, Epson 2200, 3800 and 7800 printers. Students are encouraged to bring their own laptops, if they prefer. All inks and equipment are provided. Attendees provide paper.

Traditional Darkroom        $8.00/hr

Sundays, 1:00-8:00 pm (no reservation required)
Mondays, 1:00-8:00 pm, Appointment Only; minimum lab time 3 hrs; reservation required one week in advance.

Cash or check only, no credit cards.

Starting February 1, 2016, Darkroom fee will increase from $7.00/hour to $8.00/hour.

Photowork's Digital Computer Lab in Maryland, DC Area

Photowork’s Digital Computer Lab

Digital Lab         $20.00/hr

Sundays, 1:00-8:00 pm (no reservation required)
Mondays, 1:00-8:00 pm, Appointment Only; minimum time 3 hrs; reservation required one week in advance.

Cash or check only, no credit cards.

Call: 301-634-2274 or 202-526-2494 for Monday reservation.