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How It Works

How it Works

Reserve Your
Space Online

Use our Book button to reserve a time that works for your visit.

Come at Your
Scheduled Time

Just bring your film.

All photo chemicals included.

* paper is available by donation if needed.

Process, Print, 
Create, and Connect!

Have fun processing and printing your own image.

*color processing available.

*color printing not yet available.

Darkroom, Los Angeles, Ca

$25

Guided Session

*1 on 1 session at your pace. 

$25

Community Member

*2 hours free / month

$7.50

Student member price

*free to join

Upcoming Events

  • Beyond The Basics - Printing
    Beyond The Basics - Printing
    Wed, Jul 17
    Los Angeles
    Jul 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Jul 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Explore printing techniques to add to your darkroom toolkit. Topics may include dodging and burning, contrast filters and more.
  • Developing - Black and White
    Developing - Black and White
    Sat, Jul 20
    Los Angeles
    Jul 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Jul 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Learn to develop your own black and white negatives.
  • Printing Basics
    Printing Basics
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Jul 23
    Los Angeles
    Jul 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Jul 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Learn the basics of Black and White Printing. All materials included.
  • A Night at the Darkroom
    A Night at the Darkroom
    Tue, Jul 23
    Los Angeles
    Jul 23, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Jul 23, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Spend a night with us! The darkroom will be open to use and explore. Work on prints (enlargers are first come first served), swap tips, socialize and have some light refreshments.
  • Beyond The Basics - Printing
    Beyond The Basics - Printing
    Tue, Jul 30
    Los Angeles
    Jul 30, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Jul 30, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Explore different techniques that you can add to your printing tool kit. Topics may include Dodging and Burning, Contrast Filters and other useful techniques.
  • Creating Your Epic: Making a Film Roman
    Creating Your Epic: Making a Film Roman
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Aug 08
    Los Angeles
    Aug 08, 2024, 6:31 PM – 9:31 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Aug 08, 2024, 6:31 PM – 9:31 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Craft a film roman, or film novel, a movie made of still film images and rich sound, to be presented before your ideal audience. You will have the opportunity to create something epic: high fantasy, world-spanning sci-fi, or magic realism, without breaking the bank.
  • Collage: The Art of Exploring Your Genius | Collage for Creating Your Brightest Future
    Collage: The Art of Exploring Your Genius | Collage for Creating Your Brightest Future
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Aug 13
    Los Angeles
    Aug 13, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Aug 13, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Come uncover and dive into your creative genius in this two-day workshop, developed to enlist your innermost creativity. All materials provided, as well as tea, camaraderie, and good vibes.
  • Punk Rock and Chemigrams
    Punk Rock and Chemigrams
    Sat, Aug 17
    Los Angeles
    Aug 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Aug 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Back by popular demand! Want to turn expired or fogged paper into edgy photographic art? This workshop is for anyone who wants to play with chemicals, break some rules, and expand their photographic skillsets.
  • Collage: The Art of Exploring Your Genius | Collage for Creating Your Brightest Future
    Collage: The Art of Exploring Your Genius | Collage for Creating Your Brightest Future
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Aug 19
    Los Angeles
    Aug 19, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Aug 19, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Come uncover and dive into your creative genius in this two-day workshop, developed to enlist your innermost creativity. All materials provided, as well as tea, camaraderie, and good vibes.
  • Creating Your Epic: Making a Film Roman -
    Creating Your Epic: Making a Film Roman -
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Aug 29
    Los Angeles
    Aug 29, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Aug 29, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Craft a film roman, or film novel, a movie made of still film images and rich sound, to be presented before your ideal audience. You will have the opportunity to create something epic: high fantasy, world-spanning sci-fi, or magic realism, without breaking the bank.
  • Creating Your Epic: Making a Film Roman
    Creating Your Epic: Making a Film Roman
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Sep 12
    Los Angeles
    Sep 12, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Sep 12, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Los Angeles, 7712 Gloria Ave Unit # 5, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA
    Craft a film roman, or film novel, a movie made of still film images and rich sound, to be presented before your ideal audience. You will have the opportunity to create something epic: high fantasy, world-spanning sci-fi, or magic realism, without breaking the bank.
ABOUT US
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ABOUT US

As people who love art, photography, and community, we believe that everyone should have affordable access to creative spaces. 

818 Community Darkroom is a space to create and connect with your work, and to be with other creatives in a safe, judgment-free environment. 

Visit us to experience our community and share our love for the darkroom. 

A little rusty? Try out our guided sessions to get

one on one attention for only $20. 

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