you’ve got mail!
Hey everyone! I’ve started sending out your rewards... be on the lookout!
Also, finishing up painting the floor at the darkroom today... building cabinets, too!
Grand Opening Weekend January 11th-13th!
Obscura will be hosting our grand opening weekend celebration January 11th-13th
Friday January 11th @ 7pm: Grand Opening Party. Come celebrate with us!
Saturday January 12th and... Read more
Rewards surveys... please respond!
There are a few people who still haven't responded to the surveys regarding shirt size or enlarger/wall of fame dedications. Please respond when you get a chance! Thanks!... Read more
Hey everyone! Stopped by the darkroom and it’s looking great! Walls are painted, just waiting on the silver recovery system to be installed. Check out the photos!
Hello wonderful people!
I wanted to touch base to let you know that rewards will start shipping out after thanksgiving... and I hope to have all plumbing and painting done... Read more
Huzzah! The kickstarter just ended and we finished at 107%!
Huge hugs and thanks go out to each one of you, your support and encouragement has been amazing and is... Read more
We are currently at 106%. Thank you to everyone who has supported our kickstarter... there are still plenty of great rewards left! Check them out and be awesome!
We are $1500 away from meeting our goal! A huge thank you to everyone who shared and contributed. We are so close! Please continue to share and contribute, there are... Read more
read all about Obscura
The River View Observer published an article on Obscura today. Read it here.
It’s gonna be close, but I think we can do it! Let’s see if we can be 90% backed by Sunday night. Please share, and consider contributing to the Obscura... Read more
4 more days!
Hi everyone! Only 4 more days for the kickstarter, and we’ve made some good progress. Keep the momentum going by sharing and contributing to the campaign! Thank you to all... Read more
Walls being sheet rocked and painted, plus enlarger station cabinets have been delivered! Progress!!
night owl thursdays at obscura
Great news! Obscura Darkroom will be able to offer regular extended hours past 8pm! Also, Thursday nights are for all you night owls... come in by 9pm and work until... Read more
Obscura to partner with the Newark Girl Scouts.
We are so happy to share that Obscura will parter with the Newark Girl Scouts to provide volunteer classes for their troops. We are so excited for this opportunity to... Read more
We need help! The unforeseen necessity of installing a new water heater has made the need for a successful kickstarter even more important. PLEASE spread the word, and if you... Read more
Hello everyone! I’m at the site right now waiting on the cable guy- we will have free WiFi to make the wait times for drying go by quickly. Framing continues... Read more
$5000!!! Half way there! (and an extension of the film processing reward.)
Huzzah! We just hit the halfway point for reaching our goal of $10,000. Thank you everyone for your support
In order to celebrate, we're extending our new 1 hour b/w... Read more
New Reward level: b/w film processing lesson THIS WEEKEND ONLY
I've added a WEEKEND SPECIAL reward level, a 1 hour private lesson on processing your 35mm, 120, or 4x5 b/w film! Just $40! The reward is only available... Read more
New Reward level: 1 month membership!
Due to popular demand, I've added a 1 month membership rewards level. Membership is usually $150/month, but if you reserve during the Kickstarter, you'll save $25. This is a... Read more
The Obscura kickstarter needs your love! Please share and if you’re considering backing the project please do so soon. We’ve lost some momentum and need your help! Be awesome! Support... Read more
construction moving forward!
Hey everyone! Stopped by Obscura today to drop off some lighting fixtures and take some pics of the progress. Looking good! Please consider supporting film photography in New Jersey by... Read more
walls and more walls
I’m meeting with the contractor today to discuss wall placement, plumbing, and electrical. Tape marks on the floor showing the film closet and entry to the darkroom space, and the... Read more
Obscura has an official location!
Hey everyone! Just signed the lease on a 2000 sq ft location in Newark NJ. It's accessible from the light rail (Norfolk St station) from Newark Penn- a five minute... Read more
Off to a great start!
A huge thanks to all who have already kicked in to the campaign, you are all so generous!