I left an essential item off of the shopping list for my sub-$500 darkroom article: the print washer. As much as I am very proud of my less-than-$500 basement darkroom, it is a dry darkroom. I’m lucky, the water pipes are visible in the exposed ceiling, and plumbing parts are relatively inexpensive. I could run some plumbing and […]
Author Archives: Fritz Nordengren
My name is Fritz Nordengren and I am an award-winning producer, publisher and documentary storyteller. As a producer and photojournalist, I’ve documented humanitarian medical relief efforts around the world and have travelled and photographed 21 countries. My work has received awards and recognition from USA Today, the National Press Photographers Association, and was twice named one of the Top 100 Producers in the United States.
How I built my darkroom for less than $500
“Oh sure, it may not look like much, but it’s going to be my new photo darkroom.”
I said this, with a touch of nostalgia, a bit of a whim, and the driving force of practicality around the return