• Come work in the darkroom!

    Come work in the darkroom!

    Individuals with prior darkroom experience can become members to work on their film and prints for only $30/month.

  • Visit Silverspace

    Visit Silverspace

    Silverspace is a gallery/project room which exhibits analog photography, alternative processes, and photo-based installation, prioritizing the work of our members. Learn more…

  • Monthly critiques

    Get feedback on your artwork

    Free and open to the community, get honest and critical feedback on your analog or digital work at our critiques, offered on the last Wednesday evening of each month.

Student workshop lottery winners announced!

Student workshop lottery winners announced!

Congrats to our Student Workshop Lottery Winners! Francesca Clifford, Warren Wilson College Sasha Lieberman, Blue Ridge Community College Thomas McCampbell, Warren Wilson College Joseph Bolado, AB Tech Community College Check back in January when we will have another drawing for a free workshop for the spring 2015 semester. This opportunity is open to all college students in the Asheville region, with… Read more →

Color Printing is finally here!!

Thanks to the efforts of Harry Burris and Amelia Smith, we will begin offering Color Print memberships in September! Our Fujimoto CP-51 is capable of making prints of 20″ wide. See the updated Memberships page for details. http://youtu.be/ynbkf8YDNik?list=UU4PqZEYRqqO6kSNaVQStSBg  

Analog color photographer input needed!

Analog color photographer input needed!

We are closer than ever to bringing back our color facilities! But first, we need to hear from the community on how to best schedule and plan for our offerings. Please take a few minutes if you have any interest at all in working with color film and/or printing… Survey for Analog Color Photographers 

The big day has arrived!

The big day has arrived!

As of June 30, 2014, The Asheville Darkroom is officially a 501c3 non-profit organization! We will be able to accept tax-deductible donations, offer Supporting Memberships, and apply for operational grants to further our mission in the Western North Carolina region. Come celebrate this great news with us this weekend, at our Silverspace reception for Amelia Smith‘s pinhole photography show! Saturday… Read more →

Creative Darkroom Manipulation Workshop coming up

Creative Darkroom Manipulation Workshop coming up

Come play with some chemistry and explore darkroom processes in this fun workshop on Saturday May 31! Darkroom experience is helpful but not necessary. We will run without an enrollment minimum for this session. Learn more on our Workshops page.

Why hello, color processor...

Why hello, color processor…

Look who decided to show up to the darkroom tonight! It’s our new Fujimoto CP-51 processor, capable of making C-prints at a 20″ width. We’re making plans to get it tested and back up to speed, as it’s been out of the loop for a little bit. Big thanks to Johnny Autry and Amelia Smith for their efforts to get… Read more →

“The Inverted Picture Show” first work meeting

Co-Directors Bridget and Jason met with Eric at Velleca Metal Design this morning to start some tests for “The Inverted Picture Show” for {Re}Happening this April.    It was still too dim to photograph with these tests, but indeed the magic of optics created an image! Thrilling to see the first steps give a result. We learned a lot and… Read more →

Our Epson scanner is ready to use!

Our Epson scanner is ready to use!

Got some negatives or slides to scan? We are now offering memberships for unlimited monthly use of our scanner, which works with 35mm to 8×10 negatives, as well as slides. An orientation will cover the process, though previous scanner experience is preferred. Learn more on the Memberships page.