The Bronx Documentary Center has a state-of-the art private black-and-white darkroom available for rent. It is equipped with the enlargers from Omega and Durst and Leitz, outfitted with Schneider Componon S or Leitz lenses. Coldlight and condenser heads are available. We have film-developing tanks from 35mm up to 5x7 inches. Our enlargers can print negatives from 35mm up to 5x7 inches (Durst 138). We don’t offer classes at this time, but we can set you up with an enlarger right for your printing style.
This darkroom is not available for group rental. Private rental only at the following rates:
- Half-day: $100
- Full-day: $200
The BDC has the finest film scanner on the market today: the Hasselblad X5, which is capable of scanning negatives up to 4x5 inches. This scanner is fast and delivers incredible results. Rental includes workstation (Apple computer and color calibrated Eizo monitor) for the following rates:
- Half-day: $200
- Full-day $350
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Construction of the BDC's black and white darkroom was generously funded by a grant from Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation.