Helmsdale – Photography Residential

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Darkroom and Photography technicians Anne Campbell and Fiona Stephen recently took students on an analogue photography trip to Helmsdale.

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Situated on the east coast of Sutherland, the village played host to five students who stayed at the old Helmsdale Train station. Darkroom technician Anne Campbell has helped to establish a community darkroom within part of the old station, which acted as the base for the residential workshop. The invitational trip was a space for students to develop their photography practices and explore the darkroom as a space too do this.

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The students were taken on photo taking trips to prominent local locations as well as given the space to explore and let themselves respond to the location.

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All of this was centred around the darkroom in the Train station house, where students had the space and intensive tuition to progress their photo printing and making skillsets.

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The students themselves came with a variety of interests and backgrounds from CAP to Painting but all of them use photography as a central pillar of their emerging practices. Hopefully the intensive nature of the trip will help to further grow the passion and output of these students photographic work.

 

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