Materials List

- Analog 35 mm or other format film camera There are some great deals on used cameras these days

- with manual exposure control
- in working order
- with internal or external meter that works
- (I recommend the nikon FM) however, there are other brands and deals.

-at least 15 rolls of 36 exposure black and white ISO100 and ISO400 film
- 15 negative sleeves (I like the 5 across in 7 rows style)
- at least 100 sheets of black and white multigrade Photo Paper (DO NOT OPEN IN REGULAR LIGHT!!!) We will discuss types and the diffferences. I recommend Ilford.
- *Variable contrast filters
- 18% gray card
- 3 ring binder notebook for Negatives - I recommend the box style that seal to prevent dust
- Sharpie style marker
- 1 bottle opener or film cassette opener
- neutral spotone and 000 brush (we have some spotone you can use)
- *Photographic thermometer
- *Tank and reels (plastic is easier metal is better)
- *Scissors

Chemicals
- Ilford film developer at least one quart of concentrate (not paper developer!)
- * Stop bath - Indicator smallest bottle you can find
- Ilford liquid concentrate Fix - for one quart - Sprint and ilford brands are easiest to work with avoid powdered fixer
- Perma Wash/Hypo Clear - Liquid concentrate
- *Wetting Agent AKA PhotoFlo (We have a lot you can use)
- 4 brown quart stopper bottles
- funnel

General
- *Black masking tape
- Hand towel - I recommend the clip on variety eg a golf towel
- Dust remover of some variety eg Squeeze bulb, CLEAN makeup brush, Antistatic cloth, canned air eg dust off etc...
- Large manila envelopes or similar to submit asssignments in
- *film cleaner
- Quart graduated cylinder
- photographic blotter book

* starred items may be shared

Please be aware that Fixer stains your clothes. Please wear older clothes or a rubber/plastic apron to the lab sessions .
Fixer also weakens fingernails significantly. You may wish to wear rubber gloves or a chemical barrier cream.
Contact lenses should not be worn in the darkroom, you should have glasses for lab sessions.

Recommended materials

suggested extra supplies:
- 8.5" x 10.5 inch 3/8" glass with sanded edges
- loupe
- photographic toners
- Marshall's oil colors
- Dry mount tissue
- Matte board WHITE or pearl

308 Supplies

- Toners - there are a variety available for different effects - I recommend Copper selenium and blue. I recommend sharing this with your classmates.
- Fiber based photo paper in a variety of sizes, surfaces and tones
- 8.5" x 10.5 inch 3/8" glass with sanded edges
- Marshall's oil colors
- Dry mount tissue
- Matte board WHITE or pearl

Supply houses

Freestyle 800 616-3686
B&H 212 444-6615
K&M
Adorama

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