Short Courses

New! Black and White Film Photography

Welcome to the world of black and white analog photography. From shooting with an SLR camera to making your own prints using darkroom chemistry, participants will learn the fundamentals of black and white photography and participate in a photo walk where they will be taught composition techniques and proper exposure.

The course culminates in the photographic darkroom, where participants will learn how to operate a photographic enlarger, process 35mm black and white negatives, and develop their own black and white prints using photographic chemistry. This course is suitable for a photography enthusiast at any level. You will need to bring your own SLR camera.


No. of classes Days Dates Time
8 Every Wed and Sat 8 Feb – 4 Mar 2023 7:00pm – 10:00pm (Wed) and 3:00pm – 6:00pm (Sat)

Application Information

Course materials

35mm SLR camera. Additional materials to be advised before the course start date. Cost of materials: approximately $150, to be purchased by participants.

Who should attend

Photography enthusiasts, prospective art students, semi-professional photographers and/or anyone keen on photography. This course is designed for all abilities.

Eligible schemes / subsidies:
Claimable under SkillsFuture Credit
National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy


Note: Course fee not inclusive of application fee and GST.

(after National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy)

Note: NSA fee is inclusive of GST.