When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Course Code C23PGYA01C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This workshop will introduce you to Cyanotypes, Lumen prints and Photograms, allowing you to explore photographic & solar printing processes and camera-less photography. During this practical workshop you will experiment with different types of paper and fabric and will be using leaves, flowers and fruits, as well as man-made objects to explore those alternative processes. The tutor will provide a step-by-step guidance, which will include mixing chemicals, coating techniques and processing procedures for the making of experimental, creative results. By the end of the workshop, you would have acquired skills, which you will be able use at your own time and further explore those processes at home. Please contact Niki Sianni for any further information niki.sianni@morleycollege.ac.uk

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Produce a variety of Cyanotypes on paper and fabric
  • Produce well exposed Lumen prints
  • Combine different processes for experimental results (Cyanolumens)
  • Explore camera-less photography and its image making potential


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    This is a hands-on practical course and will be delivered in our well-equipped B&W wet darkroom in Chelsea Centre. You will learn actively and will practice the demonstrated skills during the sessions with continuous support by the tutor.

    Entry requirements

    A passion for alternative photographic processes

    What you need to know before you enrol

    The course is suitable for complete beginners, or those who have had basic experience with alternative photography processes.

    What you need

    You will need to bring expired black and white photographic paper. You will also need some white/beige cotton fabric.

    What you can do next

    You can join the Black and White Darkroom workshop, or the Night photo walk course