Darkroom hire

Darkroom hire at Platform3
Our fully equipped darkroom is available for hire on an hourly[min 2 hours], half daily and daily basis.
The darkroom has all facilities for Black and White film developing and printing.
Our Enlargers can cater for film formats of 35mm up to 6x6cm and we will hopefully be adding a larger format enlarger soon. All enlargers are equipped with top quality enlarging lenses. Easels, developing trays and washing facilities up to 16x12 are available for both RC and FB paper.
There is a 2 metre stepped sink in the darkroom.
Chemistry for developing film and prints is included in the rental price but printing paper must be supplied by the user or will be charged by usage.

The darkroom may also be used for Wet Plate Collodion with full facilities and Alternative and Vintage print making and we have a UV lightbox available for this. Papers and chemistry for these processes should be provided by user but may be provided by Platform3photo where possible for an appropriate charge.

Darkroom Hire Rates:
Darkroom hire is by appointment only as we do not attend the premises every day!!
Darkroom hire is €35.00 for the first two hours and €10.00 per hour after this - All chemistry is provided but users provide their own paper.
Booking is essential at all times - please see contact details below.

Regular users may avail of a discount on these rates by agreement with management.
To book the Darkroom please contact us on:
Mike 0868295039
Or email us at

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Darkroom at Platform3
Darkroom at Platform3
Darkroom at Platform3
Darkroom at Platform3
Darkroom at Platform3