The darkroom


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The darkroom

Chris Orwig: What a privilege! Here we are, in Rodney Smith's darkroom, with Trisha. She has been Rodney's printer for close to a decade. Chris: And Trisha, thanks for having us here. Really fun! Trisha: Yeah. Of course! Chris: And I thought it'd be fun to have you show us around the darkroom a little bit and just give us a sense of your process, as how you work here and how it goes. Trisha: Yeah. This is Rodney's darkroom, where I spend a lot of my time. We still print all the black-and-white prints, fiber-based paper, silver process.

We still hand-process all the black-and-white film as well. All of that gets done here. Chris: Yeah. And then how do you walk through this side of it over here? Tell us about what you have.... Trisha: This is the big sink. Basically after we expose the paper, it goes through the developer for a minute and a half, stop bath, fixer. We usually only fix it for about thirty seconds until you can--it's safe to turn the lights on. These are print...

The darkroom
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The darkroom provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Narrative Portraiture: On Location in New York with Rodney Smith

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