Photography Facilities

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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 operated throughout the year, offering a range of the latest industry equipment free to loan. 

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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.

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Photography studio and equipment

Our facilities

Housing dark rooms, post-production suites, full professional studios and gallery, our Institute of Photography encompasses both traditional and digital processes. 

Facilities include: 

  • Multiple darkrooms and process areas.
  • Nine 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.
  • Large photo finishing room equipped for print mounting and self-publishing.
  • 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.

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