Darkroom Basics and Techniques


Here is an explanation of how to make a proof sheet and print in the darkroom:

How to make a proof sheet and print

 

Making a contact sheet in the darkroom – a video

 

This is a YouTube video on how to make a proof sheet (or contact sheet) in the darkroom

How to make a contact sheet in the darkroom

For the most part his methods line up with our lab.  However, I would say that you should open you aperture up to only one click or even zero clicks.  He also gives very fast times for the fixer time and water time (15 seconds each).  If you went that fast with our chemistry you image would likely start to turn dark when you walked out of the darkroom.

 

Dodging and burning in the darkroom – a video

 

How to Dodge and Burn