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=Darkroom Meeting October 20th, 2009=
 
=Darkroom Meeting October 20th, 2009=
  
Moderator:
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*Moderator:
 
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*Note taker:
Note taker:
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== Agenda ==
 
== Agenda ==
  
 
===Making the darkroom dark===
 
===Making the darkroom dark===
Review of the plan listed on the wiki, get folks to take ownership, order of when things to do, set hard dates.
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*Review of the plan listed on the wiki, get folks to take ownership, order of when things to do, set hard dates.
 
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*current plan is to use blackout curtains, and build in a fan which will vent out into greater 2169 for now, and then we hope someone can help us pipe it somewhere.
current plan is to use blackout curtains, and build in a fan which will vent out into greater 2169 for now, and then we hope someone can help us pipe it somewhere.
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===Funds===
 
===Funds===
Mitch and Jeffrey are willing to help with our money matters.
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*Mitch and Jeffrey are willing to help with our money matters.
  
 
===Equipment acquisition and organization===
 
===Equipment acquisition and organization===
 
====Digital printer====
 
====Digital printer====
there's been talk of this digital printer, which I suspect will be settled in the standard do-ocratic (or not-do-ocratic) manner, but which may merit some meatspace discussion.
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*there's been talk of this digital printer, which I suspect will be settled in the standard do-ocratic (or not-do-ocratic) manner, but which may merit some meatspace discussion.
  
 
====Film scanner====
 
====Film scanner====
Several poorer photographers have been lusting after a film scanner.  We've found some options in the $400-600 range.  We'll also likely cast about for donations.  I think that a flatbed scanner in good shape that works with something other than Windows would be
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*Several poorer photographers have been lusting after a film scanner.  We've found some options in the $400-600 range.  We'll also likely cast about for donations.  I think that a flatbed scanner in good shape that works with something other than Windows would be
 
useful.
 
useful.
  
 
====Color printing!====
 
====Color printing!====
We have a color enlarger, but can't actually print color without print development equipment.  In theory we can do this is baths like BW printing, but I think it's pretty finicky.  I'll post this in a separate thread on the list.
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*We have a color enlarger, but can't actually print color without print development equipment.  In theory we can do this is baths like BW printing, but I think it's pretty finicky.  I'll post this in a separate thread on the list.
  
 
====Darkroom items and floor plan====
 
====Darkroom items and floor plan====
Table and filing cabinet dimensions should get documented somewhere.
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*Table and filing cabinet dimensions should get documented somewhere.
 
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*I would like to digitize the dorkroom floorplan and get that on the wiki, for posterity.
I would like to digitize the dorkroom floorplan and get that on the wiki, for posterity.
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===Other projects?===
 
===Other projects?===
there's been talk of Xrays and pinhole cameras and polaroids and making our own film.  Sometime soon I'd like to see some photography-themed workshops.  Incidentally, is there a name for our group?  I have been using Darkroom crew, Dorkroom crew, and Darkbridge interchangeably (in the latter case, "greater 2169" is referred to as "Noiseroom").
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*there's been talk of Xrays and pinhole cameras and polaroids and making our own film.  Sometime soon I'd like to see some photography-themed workshops.  Incidentally, is there a name for our group?  I have been using Darkroom crew, Dorkroom crew, and Darkbridge interchangeably (in the latter case, "greater 2169" is referred to as "Noiseroom").
 
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*Classes
Classes
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==Notes==
 
==Notes==

Revision as of 17:21, 19 October 2009

Contents

Darkroom Meeting October 20th, 2009

  • Moderator:
  • Note taker:

Agenda

Making the darkroom dark

  • Review of the plan listed on the wiki, get folks to take ownership, order of when things to do, set hard dates.
  • current plan is to use blackout curtains, and build in a fan which will vent out into greater 2169 for now, and then we hope someone can help us pipe it somewhere.

Funds

  • Mitch and Jeffrey are willing to help with our money matters.

Equipment acquisition and organization

Digital printer

  • there's been talk of this digital printer, which I suspect will be settled in the standard do-ocratic (or not-do-ocratic) manner, but which may merit some meatspace discussion.

Film scanner

  • Several poorer photographers have been lusting after a film scanner. We've found some options in the $400-600 range. We'll also likely cast about for donations. I think that a flatbed scanner in good shape that works with something other than Windows would be

useful.

Color printing!

  • We have a color enlarger, but can't actually print color without print development equipment. In theory we can do this is baths like BW printing, but I think it's pretty finicky. I'll post this in a separate thread on the list.

Darkroom items and floor plan

  • Table and filing cabinet dimensions should get documented somewhere.
  • I would like to digitize the dorkroom floorplan and get that on the wiki, for posterity.

Other projects?

  • there's been talk of Xrays and pinhole cameras and polaroids and making our own film. Sometime soon I'd like to see some photography-themed workshops. Incidentally, is there a name for our group? I have been using Darkroom crew, Dorkroom crew, and Darkbridge interchangeably (in the latter case, "greater 2169" is referred to as "Noiseroom").
  • Classes

Notes

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