The Fox Darkroom

Darkroom for hire

The Fox Darkroom provides a well equipped darkroom for hire. Become a member to access to everything you need to develop and print stunning black and white images. Our growing community of film photography enthusiasts includes professional and hobbyist photographers alike. Read on to find out more.


We currently have six enlarger stations ranging from 35mm to 5×7″ (both condenser and colour heads), with a selection of lenses. Our developing chemistry is stocked and ready for use with Ilford ID-11 (stock) developer with a range of Paterson tanks for all formats. Use of the equipment and all necessary chemicals is included in hire rates.

Framing your prints

Understated black photo frames, suitable for 8×10″ size prints, are available to purchase – ideal for taking home a fresh print to put straight on your wall or to give away as a gift.

For larger frames or more specific requirements, The Fox Darkroom can refer you to a high quality professional framer to help you achieve the the desired result.

Pay us a visit

Our doors are open to view our facilities or have a discussion with one of our team about your projects during our opening hours. For darkroom use an appointment must be made prior to visiting.

New users must take part in an induction session with one of our staff.  Cost is $55. Please note this is not a workshop. All users must have adequate darkroom experience, we highly recommend undertaking a workshops prior to joining as a member.

Contact us now to make an appointment


Rates are priced strictly per person

Become a member

Join the Fox community. All equipment and chemicals supplied. Film, paper and frames available at discount prices. Feel free to make an appointment to come and see our facilities and discuss your needs. Join now only $95/year.


Click on our membership card below to find out more and sign up.

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