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We're building a fully-equipped darkroom & processing studio with a mission to keep film alive and accessible in Portland.
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    PDR Partner

    You'll have your name on The Portland Darkroom's website as a backer, plus our eternal gratitude and the knowledge that you're a crucial part of keeping film photography alive in Portland.

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    Darkroom-Printed Postcard + PDR Sticker

    A hand-printed 4x6” silver gelatin postcard made just for you at The Portland Darkroom, plus a PDR sticker.

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    8x10" Founder Print

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    8x10" Silver Gelatin Print

    Your choice of a handmade print developed by one of our founders right here in The Portland Darkroom. Snag a one-of-a-kind piece while supporting the local art community. Select from founder images below.

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    TWO 8x10" Silver Gelatin Prints

    Your choice of two handmade prints developed by one of our founders right here in The Portland Darkroom. Snag two one-of-a-kind pieces while supporting the local art community.

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    FULL SET OF (7) - 8x10" Founder Prints

    Get your hands on the full set of seven (7) inkjet founder prints, all taken by founders of PDR. Founder images below.

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    Julie Keefe 11x14" Print

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    Kiki Azim 11x14" Print

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    Mia Krys 11x14" Print

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    FULL SET OF (7) COLOR FOUNDER PRINTS

    Get your hands on the limited-release full set of inkjet color founder prints, all taken by founders of PDR. Color founder print images in Kickstarter description.

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    Bobby Abrahamson 11x14" Print

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    Professional Portrait Session - 1.5 Hour

    A 1.5 hour individual or couples portrait session with professional photographer Aaron Wessling or Christal Angelique at the Portland location of your choice captured entirely on film. You choose, a session in color or B&W - afterwards, you'll get the full set of digital scans!

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    Michael McDonald 16x20" Print

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    Mark Welsh 16x20" Print

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    Chris Bennett 16x20" Print

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    Film Processing & Scanning - Workshop

    Sign up for this 3-hour workshop with Aaron & Lauren where you'll learn how to process your own B&W film, and convert your negatives to digital format. Come with a roll of film, leave with Insta-ready images.

    Workshop will take place on a Saturday in January 2018.

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    Film Camera 101 - Workshop

    Ready to give film a try? Professional photographer and PDR co-founder Sam Slater will walk you through through loading your film, SLR basics, and processing your first set of b&w negatives in this 4-hour workshop.

    Workshop will take place on a Saturday in January 2018.

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    Katharine Jacobs 11x14" Print

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    Erika Huffman 11x14" Print

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    Blake Andrews 11x14" Print

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    Joel Fisher 8x10" Print

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    Intro to Darkroom - Class

    Brush that dust off your film camera and sign-up for Intro to Darkroom with instructor Lauren Masterson. During four three-hour sessions, you'll learn how to use your SLR camera to take beautiful images, load film, process your own negatives, and print your own images in the darkroom.

    Class sessions will take place on:
    Mon, Jan 22
    Mon, Jan 29
    Mon, Feb 5
    Mon, Feb 12

    Class fee includes 2 rolls of 36 exp. black & white film.

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    Zeb Andrews 16x20" Print

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    Tal Roberts 16x20" Print

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    Jake Shivery 8x10" Print *Framed*

    Thank you for supporting photographers! You will receive a limited edition 8x10" contact print from Jake Shivery in a custom 16x20" frame.

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    Jim Golden 16x20" Print

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    Robert Lyons 17x22" Print

    Thank you for supporting photographers! You will receive a limited edition print from Robert Lyons. This image was originally made for Charles Lane Press, and is available only through The Portland Darkroom Kickstarter.

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