Belfast Exposed

Exhibitions

29th Jun - 18th Aug

Islands & Myths

Belfast Exposed is delighted to announce its major summer group exhibition Islands & Myths. This fresh, immersive show br...

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2nd Oct - 11th Oct

Reconstructions: A Response

Reconstructions: A Response features work by a group of ten artists who have explored the concepts and issues raised in our c...

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Community

10th May - 30th Jun

In Full Bloom Exhibition – Experiences

The showcase of work in the Arts Care In Full Bloom Exhibitions - Experiences, exhibiting in Belfast Exposed’s Studio Galle...

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18th Oct - 6th Feb

Living in the Moment

Living in the moment is a collaboration between Belfast Exposed and a group of tenants from Mullan Mews and Sydenham Court, t...

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Focus On: Printing Your Black & White Negatives

Courses

Tutor

Mervyn Smyth

Date

Thursday 17th & 24th May

Time

6pm - 9pm

Places

6

Cost

£80.00

About The Course

Earlybird £70 - Expires 17th April

Learn how to get the best out of your previously taken black and white negatives in a full-day hands on session aimed at understanding the potential of black and white photographic printing.

What you will need
  • You must bring your own 35mm processed negatives.
What you will learn
  • Process your roll of film to contact sheets.
  • Produce an edit from your contact sheet.
  • How to achieve the correct exposure and tonal range of your print and how to enhance certain aspects of the image.
  • Set the correct printing grade and split grade.
  • Pre-Flashing the paper and printing on different papers (e.g resin, coated, single grade, multigrade and fibre papers)
  • Gain knowledge of printing with traditional black and white darkroom techniques.

For more information contact Conor at training@belfastexposed.org

Course Structure

We have 30 years experience delivering practical training courses enabling students to develop and grow as photographers. Our photography training structure has 4 stages, where students progress through each stage, developing their skills and understanding of photography. Participants may begin their journey at any stage.

We also offer one-day specialist Focus On workshops. Alternatively, if you would like a Bespoke training course, we can create a one-to-one training experience for you.

Stage 1 is an introduction to digital photography, designed both for beginners and those wishing to refresh previous knowledge.

Stage 2 is for those who want to further develop their knowledge and practice of photography, and provides the opportunity to have your work reviewed by one of the Belfast Exposed tutors.

Stage 3 will help you develop your personal style, confidence and technique, by experimenting with a number of specialist themes and practices. We offer Stage 3 courses specialising in Street, Portrait, Landscape and Documentary photography. your work reviewed by one of the Belfast Exposed tutors.

Stage 4 is an extensive, advanced level course designed for photographers with a keen interest in moving into a career or education in photography.