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Langford's Basic Photography, 9th Edition by Richard Sawdon Smith, Anna Fox, Michael Langford

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This chapter is concerned with darkroom organisation, enlargers and other equipment to enable you to set up your own darkroom. It looks at the choice of printing materials, and then discusses basic print-processing chemicals and procedures. With well-organised facilities and a basic understanding of darkroom materials and procedures you will be able to get down to printing your work as outlined in the next chapter.

Darkroom organisation

While it is possible to make successful prints in a temporary darkroom by blacking out a bathroom or a spare room it would be better for printing on a professional basis to establish a permanent darkroom set-up. ...

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