We have relocated to the Upper Blue Mountains, NSW
NOTE: Feb 2019
We are shutting this website down and transitioning to www.thenegative.com.au within a few weeks!
Sending film via mail? Please use this form, type in your info and send film and form to
PO BOX 135, Katoomba, NSW 2780
(All new customers call us first before you send anything!)
Welcome to The Negative.
We are Enrico Scotece and Michaela Gamble.
The Negative is a boutique professionally equipped darkroom and photo lab.
AVAILABLE NOW: Film processing and proofing.
Contact prints from large format negatives, any size from 4x5inch through to 20x24inch negatives.
Standard and Fine Art professional printing service - see details here
We make darkroom photographs, by hand, the analogue way from any negative size from 35mm and 120 medium format through to 5x7 inchstandard acetate negatives, as well as vintage glass plate negatives. Our photographic enlargers will accommodate. Any negatives 8x10 or larger are contact printed.
Your choice of Fibre Base or Resin Coated papers, warm tone or neutral.
We will shortly announce our new workshop dates and darkroom hire information.
Our courses & workshops specialise in traditional photographic media from 35mm to Large Format cameras 4x5 inch and beyond. Black and white film offers unique qualities that cannot be achieved with any other comparable medium. Enrol into one of our workshops or courses to enjoy the traditional and unique techniques of photography.
Exchange ideas, learn from those around you and become inspired by creating, sharing, and viewing photographs.
Follow the links to find out more about what we offer.
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2019 Workshops and Courses dates coming soon.
Darkroom Hire available mid to late 2019.