Belfast Exposed

Exhibitions

27th Nov - 19th Dec

Becoming Christine

Belfast Exposed is delighted to present Becoming Christine by Amanda Dunsmore, an exhibition based on the lived experience of...

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2nd Sep - 16th Oct

Human Condition

Belfast Exposed is delighted to present Human Condition, a graduate show highlighting recent graduates from the BA in Photogr...

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Community

12th Nov - 10th Jun

Young Futures 2020/21

The ‘Young Futures’ programme, funded by Children in Need & Foyle Foundation, focuses on growing the next generation ...

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17th Jan - 5th Feb

Ballybeen Women’s Centre

Belfast Exposed has been engaging with a group of older women from Ballybeen Women’s Centre on a photography project reflec...

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Lith Printing

Courses

Tutor

Monika Fabijanczyk

Date

Saturday 27 July 2019

Time

11am - 4pm

Places

6

Cost

£95.00

About The Course

Lith printing is one of the more modern alternative photographic techniques, as it was invented in the 1970s. It is a photographic printing process, that uses standard black-and-white photographic paper with lithographic developer (often heavily diluted standard developer) to produce a print with dark shadows and soft, bright highlights. It can give varying levels of contrast for the same exposure conditions.

It is an amazingly creative printing process, where the results, may vary from very detailed or ‘graphical’ to very grainy, painterly and colourful (from pink to orange to brown). Each print is very unique – so much so that it is very difficult to achieve repeatable results.

What you will need
  • Basic darkroom printing knowledge is required for the course.
  • Participants are required to bring their own small or medium format B&W film negatives, ready for printing.
  • Equipment and materials are provided.
What you will learn
  • A brief history of the processes.
  • An introduction to the chemicals and equipment needed.
  • How to mix the chemicals.
  • The paper choice and paper coating techniques.
  • The different sources of UV light.
  • Explore contrast control, processing, exposing, bleaching and toning.
  • Safe and proper handling of materials.

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.