Photo Lab/Check-Out

Photo Lab/Check-Out- 209A Chalmers Hall​

Primary Contact: Bruce Wagman, 218-209-6135, bwagman@ku.edu

Accessibility and Limitations on Use: Only students enrolled in Photo Media courses are allowed to use the wet darkroom facilities. Equipment check out is available for all SADP students, faculty and staff. Please note that there are limitations on the types of photo equipment that can be checked out by students who are not Photo Media majors.

Hours: The Wet Lab is open to Photo Media students Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm and on Saturday and Sunday, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Equipment check out is available Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm and Monday-Sunday, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

Services Available: Full black and white wet darkroom facilities along with alternative process darkroom and coating room.

Appointment Required: No.

Training Required: Yes, for advanced equipment checked out.


Available Equipment:

            -DSLR Canon Cameras (23)

            -Point & Shoot Canon Cameras (2)

            -Canon Lenses—various sizes (37)

            -Speedlights (10)

            -35mm Film Cameras (17)

            -4x5 Cameras (15)

            -Video Cameras (12)

            -Audio equipment (various microphones, condensors, recorders, mixers and headphones)​

Darkroom Equipment:

            -Processors (2)

            -Film drying cabinets

            -Enlargers (18)

            -Mounting press

            -Washer

            -Strobes (16)

            -Continuous Lights (14)

            -Tripods/Stands (14)​

            -Reflectors (7)

            -Soft boxes (11)​

            -Lighting stands (29)

Rules on Usage: Darkroom rules are posted. Equipment check out requires signature of an agreement that covers responsibility, liability and check out duration.


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