The Darkroom is a purpose built wet photography darkroom located in a quiet and beautiful rural location on the outskirts of Sheffield. It offers black and white printing workshops and courses for people at all levels.

For the complete beginner the Darkroom offers a unique opportunity to discover the basics of traditional chemical photography. For the digital photographer there are valuable lessons to be learnt in the discipline and the processes of conceiving and producing images with wet photography. To the more experienced it's a an opportunity to improve existing skills and techniques and spend time working on hand crafting really beautiful images.

Expert tuition, guidance and advise is given by John Kerr, an art and photography teacher with many years of experience in his profession. Teaching emphasis is on creativity, experimentation, risk-taking and inspiration. more about John

Coures will run with a maximum of 4 people and evening courses can be taken in 10 week blocks. Weekend workshops are also available by arrangement. You can find more details here.

If you have a specific requirement or would like to talk to John about any other aspect of The Darkroom you will find details on the contact page.