Black & White Film Basics with Hernease Davis, February 4-25, 2019 (Monday Evenings)


Black & White Film Basics with Hernease Davis, February 4-25, 2019 (Monday Evenings)

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Black & White Film

Any changes to the program will be announced online.
All programs and events are held at Penumbra Foundation.
36 E. 30th St. New York, NY, 10016
(917) 288-0343 | |

Image © Hernease Davis


February 4-25, 2019
Monday Evenings
4 Sessions
6:30-9:30 PM

This 4 week beginners crash course, students will spend one session on developing film, one session is contact sheets and darkroom orientation and your final session is print production.  

Students will learn how to develop and print from 35mm and 120 film. By the end of the 4 weeks, students will have a final prints. 

We provide a starter pack of film and paper, any supplemental materials will need to be purchased by the attendee. All chemistry is provided.


HERNEASE DAVIS earned her M.F.A from the International Center of Photography – Bard College. Her current body of work uses photograms, cyanotypes, performance and craft to emphasize self-care through the artistic process. The solo exhibition of her current series, A Womb of My Own (Mistakes Were Made in Development) opened at the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, NY in May, 2018. Her work was selected for Photography Now 2016 at the Center of Photography at Woodstock and was included in The Surface of Things at the Houston Center of Photography, an exhibition featuring photographers working with camera-less techniques. She has also exhibited with the ICP, Foley Gallery, Rush Arts, and the Camera Club of Los Angeles. Hernease currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.


Image © Hernease Davis