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The Community Darkroom

$6/hour | $4/hour for CEPA Members
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$6/hour | $4/hour for CEPA Members

Book Time at our CEPA Artist Facility

The CEPA black-and-white darkroom features:

  • 12 workstations
  • Black-and-white film developing reels and tanks, both metal and plastic
  • Enlargers, carriers, and lenses for 35mm, 120mm and 4×5 film formats
  • A large sink with the capacity to make prints up to 20×24
  • Kodak D-76 film developer
  • ECO PRO developer and fix for paper
  • An excellent ventilation system
Hours & Rates

The darkroom is available to book Tuesday–Saturday, at a rate of $6/hour for the general public and a CEPA member rate of $4/hour. Hours are variable as we need to work around scheduled classes. Click on a date to see the available times.

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Book Your Time

Use the calendar below to book your next session:

  • Select “1” for either Individual or CEPA Member, depending on your status
  • Select your desired date and time to check availability
  • Minimum booking time is 1 hour.
  • You can only book one session at a time, but you can add multiple sessions to your cart

If you are new to the CEPA darkroom, please set up a quick tutorial with Nate. Need evening hours? Check the description below for information about additional times, available by appointment.


Need a Different Time?

Additional hours available by appointment. For after-hours access, a quick tour of the darkroom, or darkroom instruction, contact Nate Ely, our Education Director: