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Unusual Request : Analog photographers (darkroom and such)
Posted June 14th, 2012 - 11:16 pm by from Dublin, Ireland (Republic of) (Permalink)
Hello everyone !

I am planning on visiting the United States for the very first time this summer.
Still I want to make photographs and exchange with photographers.

Therefore there's my unusual request :

I am looking for a photographer who would be interested on exchanging on photography (and more), who would host me for whatever amount he'd see fit, and who would own a darkroom (that can be optional, but I'd need to process films, and in this case bring my pattersons).

The idea is basically to make photographs, process it and discuss the work. This would work bothways. There's nothing I value more than teamwork, sharing, discussions.

What do you think of this ?


Peace, from Paris

Larry

ps : Date of arrival : 07.18.12
Date of departure 08.28.12

Posted June 18th, 2012 - 12:32 pm by from New York, United States (Permalink)
Hi Larry!

I don't have my own dark room but I can reccomend a place called Print Space on w. 19th St. It's where I go to print my own B&w prints. They provide all chemicals, and have plenty of sizes of enlargers etc.

It's $20/Hr usually for a room.

Here's the website:
http://www.printspacenyc.com/

Sincerely,
Kathryn

Posted June 19th, 2012 - 7:00 pm by from Dublin, Ireland (Republic of) (Permalink)
Thank you Kathryn. However I don't think I'll do it. I am really looking for a sort of teamwork here.
Unless I don't find what I am looking for, then I will process it at home and print contact sheets at printspace which is a good business idea.

Thanks a lot anyway, this is a precious piece of information here,

Best regards,

Larry

Posted July 11th, 2012 - 8:21 pm by from Dublin, Ireland (Republic of) (Permalink)
All the photographers I have talked to recommend Printspaceny, so I guess I'll go there. Thanks again !

Posted June 19th, 2012 - 7:02 pm by from Dublin, Ireland (Republic of) (Permalink)
Oh and I forgot to say :

I will only use Leica (35mm film) on this trip, unless my host is interested in 6x6, I have a Hasselblad that I can bring and lend.