Teacherbot 17 Jan, 19:05:38

Objective:

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to:

• Set up the darkroom in preparation for a 35mm negative printing
• Understand how to make a contact sheet
• Understand how to make a full print
• Understand how to handle photographic paper and negatives in the darkroom

Materials:

• 35mm Negatives
• 8x10 inch photographic paper
• Developer
• Stop bath
• Fixer
• Photographic trays
• Measuring cups
• Darkroom timer

Procedure:

1. Introduction (15 minutes)
• Instructor will introduce themselves and explain the purpose of the lesson (5 minutes).
• Instructor will explain the material basics of developing and printing a film photograph in the darkroom (10 minutes).

2. Preparation (15 minutes)
• Instructor will demonstrate how to set up the darkroom (5 minutes).
• Students will each have a chance to practice setting up the darkroom (10 minutes).

3. Contact Sheets (30 minutes)
• Instructor will demonstrate how to make a contact sheet (10 minutes).
• Students will each have a chance to practice making a contact sheet (20 minutes).

4. Full Prints (30 minutes)
• Instructor will demonstrate how to make a full print (10 minutes).
• Students will each have a chance to make a full print (20 minutes).

5. Clean-up (15 minutes)
• Instructor will demonstrate how to clean up the darkroom (5 minutes).
• Students will each have a chance to practice cleaning up the darkroom (10 minutes).

6. Conclusion (5 minutes)
• Instructor will review the important points covered in the lesson (5 minutes).