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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. Inductions can be booked on the first Saturday of the month or by appointment.

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

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. 

Significant discounts are available on long term hires. 

Please contact us to discuss this further.

Book our darkrooms

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

Open Monday to Friday and the first Saturday of the month 10.00am to 2.00pm & 2.00pm - 6.00pm. Please ring or email to book.

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 on the first Saturday of the month but can be flexible in some circumstances. Inductions must be booked in advance. Please call 020 8981 6111 to book. 

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.