Free Educational Videos from Ilford for Techniques in the Darkroom

Free Educational Videos from Ilford for Techniques in the Darkroom

We are pleased to share the latest, brand-new educational videos from Ilford Photo.

The company has taken their long-standing PDF guides, updated them and produced short videos which are much more contemporary and more comfortable for students of analogue photography to comprehend.

The three titles are: 'Processing Your First Film', 'Making Your First Black & White Print' and 'Making a Basic Contact Sheet'.

They have been very well received by customers and students and have already been widely shared.

The links to each video are listed below:

Processing Black & White Film


These simple step by step instructions will teach you all you need to know to start processing your own black & white films at home.
Part 1: What you will need 00:09
Part 2: Preparing the chemicals 01:06
Part 3: Loading your film 02:06

Making a Basic Contact Sheet


Contact sheets are a great way to review and record your images. They allow you to view all the negatives on a roll of film before deciding which ones you want to print and how you may want to crop them. They also provide a permanent record of those negatives for filing purposes.

Making Your First Black & White Print


There is nothing quite like the magic of seeing your first print appear in the tray. If you have always wanted to learn how to make a black and white print in the darkroom, then this is the perfect video for you.

Posted by Rodney Bates
26th April 2018
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