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Darkrooms

Facilities include traditional black and white darkrooms, 32” RA4 colour print processor, thirteen DeVere enlargers (35mm to 10x8 negative formats), and equipment to aid users with limited mobility. Labyrinth Photographic share the space, so darkroom members work alongside highly experienced professional printers.

Take a virtual tour of our communal darkroom.

To use our darkrooms you will need to become a member and have a short induction. 

Annual membership: £50 / £30 (concs)

Membership includes: 25% discount on Labyrinth pro lab services, 20% discount at Bayeux, 5% discount at Silverprint, discount on Photographic Studio hire, and invitations to exhibition openings, talks and events 

Discounts for longer hires

33% off a four week block booking with access six days per week, 10am-6pm, Monday to Saturday.

5 sessions or 5 days for the price of 4 if you pay in advance. Sessions or days can be used anytime within your membership period.

Please contact us to discuss this further.

Book our darkrooms

Email info@fourcornersfilm.co.uk or call 020 8981 6111 for further information.

Friday and the first Saturday of every month or other days by arrangement. Please ring for an appointment.

Hire fees (inclusive of VAT):  

B&W per 4 hours: £25.00

Colour per 4 hours: £30.00

When can I have an induction?

30 minute darkroom inductions are held every Saturday morning at 11am but can be flexible in some circumstances.

What chemistry is supplied?

Multigrade Dev, Stop & Fix is provided for traditional B&W printing which is included in the session fee.

Do you provide chemistry for alternative proceeses?

Liquid emulsion, Lith, Toners and Antiquarian processes etc, can be used in the darkroom but members need to bring these chemicals with them.

What size masking frames do you supply?

We provide 2 blade, Beard masking frames up to 20x24 inches.

What are the biggest trays available for black and white printing?

Max B&W trays/print size 20x24 inches.

What type of colour processor do you have?

RA4 colour print processor is dry to dry in 4.5 minutes.

What is the maximum colour print size ?

Max Colour print size 30x40 inches (using Kodak corners).

What is covered in the session fee?

We supply everything except negatives and paper.

How can I pay?

Darkroom hire can be paid by card or cash.

Can I book on the day?

To guarantee a place, it’s best to book darkroom sessions at least 24hrs in advance.

Is there a cancellation fee?

A 100% cancellation fee is charged against all NO SHOWS.