In our multi-million-pound photographic centre you'll be able to develop the expertise that applies to your individual journey, ranging from traditional analogue processes, including colour darkroom skills, to digital post-production.
Institute of Photography stores
The equipment hire desk is manned throughout the year, offering a range of the latest industry equipment free to loan.
We believe becoming industry-ready means having access to industry-standard equipment and facilities. That's why we've invested in state-of-the-art facilities and stocked our stores with the latest industry products. We have lenses from 8mm to 800mm, cameras from 35mm to large format, DSLR cameras, medium format digital cameras and backs, specialist equipment and accessories, as well as specialist underwater camera kits.
Photo Lab (print services)
As a photo finishing facility, providing prints to students, university staff, professionals and the general public, we pride ourselves in our ability to produce professional results that compete with the top labs in the UK.
We use industry standard printers, Fuji Frontier C-type and Canon wide format inkjets with full colour management and quality control. We can offer print sizes from 6” x 4” to A0 as standard on a wide range of surfaces and are happy to discuss panoramic or other formats with our customers. We offer standard glossy and lustre finish C-type prints and have over 12 different inkjet (giclee) papers in stock, all through a colour calibrated system and Fuji RIP.
Housing dark rooms, post-production suites, full professional studios and gallery, our Institute of Photography encompasses both traditional and digital processes.
- Multiple darkrooms and process areas.
- Large professional studios.
- Film and paper processing machines.
- Fully colour-managed digital suites.
- Digital training area with Adobe Creative Suite.
- Professional quality film scanners with the latest software.
- Printing and mounting service.
- Photography store containing a range of professional equipment for loan.
- Lenses from 8mm to 800mm, cameras from 35mm to large format, DSLR cameras, medium format digital cameras and backs, specialist equipment and accessories, and underwater camera kits - all to professional standard.
- Photo-microscopy laboratory.
- Fully equipped hide for nature study, photography and filming.
External users information
|Photography Centre - Equipment Rental Prices 2018 (202.89 KB)|
|Photography Centre - Client and Visitor Information Sheet (82.02 KB)|
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