Student photography workshop

Available for senior school students (Years 11-12) on request

This two-day program is run in association with the Australian Centre for Photography (ACP) in Paddington. Students engage with a photography exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW before creating their own photographic interpretations using the ACP’s darkroom facilities.

Day 1: Tour at the Art Gallery of NSW

A Gallery educator will take students on a tour of the current exhibition in the photography gallery, and discuss key themes as well as photographic techniques for students to consider for their practical workshop.

Approx 3 hours
Days and times negotiable

Day 2: Practical workshop at Australian Centre for Photography

Students will be tutored in using analogue Diana F+ cameras and then explore the surrounds to capture their ideas on film. Under the supervision of an ACP technician, they will process their film and develop a proof sheet.

Approx 4 hours
Preferably Fridays, 10am – 2pm
Cameras, film and paper provided
Aprons available for the darkroom but students should wear appropriate clothing for dealing with potentially messy chemicals
Closed shoes must be worn

What else you need to know

Cost $75.50 per student
Maximum 10 students per group plus supervising teacher, who must be present at all times.
Four hours required at ACP due to time required for developing films.
Lunch not provided.
Own transport to and from both venues required.
Booking tour and workshop for the same week is recommended.
Bookings required at least four weeks in advance.

Enquiries

Tel 02 9225 1740
pp@ag.nsw.gov.au