Jan Douša © 2016

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES IN ANALOG BLACK-AND-WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY

Working closely with each customer, I specialize in exhibition prints that best
represent the photographer's intention. An experienced black & white specialist,
I offer analog darkroom services devoted to film and gelatine silver photography.
My work, available for photographers, collectors, galleries or museums,
is characteristic of patient and painstaking handmade processing,
which stems from my belief in the unmatched beauty
of a "silver print" and the classical analog process.

For prices or any other inquiries please contact me directly.

LIST OF BASIC SERVICES PROVIDED

Interpretation and consecutive handmade enlargement of a negative in a classical analog way,
including the drying of a final print on a glass plate

Enlargement of negatives from size of 24x36 mm up to more than 8x10 inch to any size of paper
(max. size of the print depends on size of paper roll with width ranging between 108-130 cm)

Processing made with Durst and Homrich enlargers on Ilford materials
(use of any other type of material definitely possible, many available in stock)

Toning
(selenium as a standard toner, other options available)

Professional spotting of final prints
(with standard inks or tailor-made inks for special purposes)

Hand processing of film in variety of standard developers or special developers fulfilling
specific requirements, offered to serious customers
(handmade contact sheets possible)

Openness to provide service and technical assistance to anyone using B&W film based technology
and traditional B&W printing techniques

Option to organize a workshop of traditional darkroom craft, which can be tailored to the needs
and knowledge of each individual

 
 
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