Photo Darkroom for High School Students

Wednesdays, 4pm-6:30pm
John Longyear

Course Description

This introductory class is designed for high school students, who wish to learn how to shoot, process and print film in our darkroom. It’s a fun class as we keep the classes small so you can really have time to learn and experiment within this class. Also, students can practice their new skills at our facility, while the course is in session. This course fills quickly. Instructor will email materials list prior to first class. Please note: This class can be taken in lieu of the Photo Center Orientation.


Photo Center Orientation is not required for this class.



John Longyear (Scroll down for more information about the instructor)

Dates and Time

April 26 – May 24
Wednesdays, 4pm-6:30pm

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Spring 2023 registration opens Mar 4 at 10am

*Priority registration for active scholarship recipients starts Mar 1

Instructor Bio – John Longyear

John Longyear is a photographer and video artist from Newbury Park, California. He learned how to print in his home darkroom and graduated with a BA in visual arts from the University of California Santa Cruz. His primary foundation is based in traditional black and white printing, but he is interested in pushing the boundaries apparent in the intersection of darkroom and digital practices.

Photo by Dave Christensen