Basic Analog Photography
Learn shooting techniques specific to analog black & white photography with Cradoc Bagshaw, who specializes in “working quickly and quietly and getting photographs that are worth looking at more than once”. Cradoc will introduce and guide you through basic darkroom techniques that will bring your black & white analog photos to their full glory in print.
Those photographers whom are already familiar with aperture, shutter, ISO and understand how these work together to create a correct exposure.
Those who shoot in Manual, Aperture or Shutter Priority modes and can use the basic features on your cameras with confidence.
Those who have no knowledge or very little knowledge of shooting for the darkroom and wish to develop their skills further to process their images into print.
Film camera, ideally with a 50mm or wider lens;
For this workshop you will be required to shoot on… film. Make sure you have enough film to get you through the workshop, we recommend at least 2-3 film rolls per person;
Where to buy film? Fuji stocks a wide variety of film. In Porto centre, see AFF.
The workshop fee includes the development and low-res scanning of 2 rolls of film. If you would like to have additional rolls developed, this can be done at the cost of €5 per film roll during the workshop.
You are responsible for the safety of your own personal equipment during this workshop – both inside and outside of the lab.
About the Instructor
Cradoc Bagshaw is an award-winning photographer and photojournalist who works internationally. Documentary and street photography are his passions. “I’m not a travel photographer, but I work best when I’m travelling.” His classic Leica black and white images capture the key moments in life that connect us all together.
Cradoc has been a professional photographer and photojournalist for over forty years, doing work for dozens of publications including Time, Newsweek, Forbes, Business Week and the New York Times. He’s been associated with photography agencies including Black Star and with Gamma Liaison in New York, doing assignments for both their editorial and corporate division.
Cradoc is also a teacher who has lectured on photography at numerous locations, including NYU and the International Center of Photography in New York, and at UCLA, the California Polytechnic Institute and Brooks Institute of Photography in California.