We have darkroom equipment for all of your film processing and development needs. incuba8LABS is open weekdays from 6pm to 10pm. Techniques taught on Tuesdays.
Katryn has an Interdisciplinary degree in Engr / Math / Phys, a degree in Studio Art, as well as a minor in Architecture from Calvin College. She assisted in the darkroom at Calvin for quite some time and is skilled in the processing and development of black and white film.
Katryn digs mid-century architecture and has a keen photographic eye. She’s happy to teach the ways of the darkroom to any level photographer. Want an intro to the darkroom? Learn about photograms from Katryn!
We can mix the chemicals in advance, or you can mix your own batch. If you’re a bit of a newb, we can help you make photograms so you learn the development process. If there’s enough interest, we may offer reusable film cartridges with custom exposures!
Q. Can I mix my own chemicals?
A. If you have done it once with Katryn and she gives you the go ahead, then by all means!
Q. How can I borrow a camera?
A. Work with Katryn, Erica or Caryn to pick out a camera, and we’ll document which model and lens you use.
Q. What are the hours for the LABS?
A. We are currently open to the public from 6 pm to 10 pm during weeknights.
Q. How much is membership to the LABS?
A. A monthly membership is $50 and the drop in rate is $10 for one evening.