Articles about darkroom

Dryer for Fibre Based Papers – 2018 Update

Dryer for black and white Fibre Based FB darkroom printing papers

New video on choosing and using 6 different Durst and DeVere enlargers

Blog on video about choosing and using various Durst and DeVere enlargers

Using DeVere and Durst Darkroom Enlargers

A video and illustrated article covering 6 different enlargers for printing black and white negatives on Ilford Multigrade variable contrast papers.

Making Darkroom Videos

making videos for YouTube and

New tutorial on split grade printing with Ilford Multigrade under the lens filters

New video on split grade printing the Ilford way using Multigrade under lens filters

Split grade printing the Ilford way using Ilford Multigrade under the lens filters

This tutorial explains how to use Ilford Multigrade under the lens filters for split grade printing the Ilford way.

Latest Darkroom Arrangement With 6 Working Enlargers

New darkroom arrangement with 6 working enlargers, all different.

Process Times for Ilford FP4, SFX and Delta 400

Process Times for Ilford films FP4+, SFX and Delta 400

New Video on Making a Print Using Split Grade Printing

Split-Grade Printing the Ilford Way!

New Videos on Making Test Strips and Making a First Print

Making a test strip and then a first print

Making Your First Black and White Print

Making your first print, including test strips and how Ilford Multigrade variable contrast papers work

Split Grade Printing the Ilford Way

Learn the easy way to make prints using two or more exposures to give more control over your print density and contrast.

Drying Fibre Based Paper Using a Flatbed Dryer

How to dry fibre based FB photographic prints flat using flatbed dryers

Photographs for Photokina on New Ilford Fibre Based Papers

Making prints for the Ilford Photo stand at Photokina 2014

Printing for Ilford Photo Stand at Photokina 2014

Printing on new FB Cooltone paper for the Ilford Photo stand at Photokina 2014

Black and White Film Processing Using Paterson Tanks

How to process black and white film, text description and videos.

Darkroom Dave Goes Live!

After several months of work on the spec, designing and building the site, adding content including learning how to make simple tutorial videos, the site went live on Friday 18th April 2014, just in time for Easter! What a relief after all the hard work by Andy Oakey with me writing the Tutorial articles, a […]

Processing a Fibre-Based Print

Just a quick video about what happens after the Ilford Multigrade FB (fibre-based) print has been exposed.

Darkroom Printing Chemicals

A run-through of all the chemicals I use.

Setting up a Darkroom

The first steps…