Alternative Process Suite

This area has two 11x14 UV units perfect for making Platinum, Albumen, Gum Bichromate, or Cyanotype prints. 

• $15/hr (Add’l 25% charge for 2nd person)
• 2-hour minimum

The sink in film sheet loading room can be used for whatever photographic print process you are doing.  

The Alternative Process Suite can be accessed from the Black and White Group darkroom and is located near the film sheet loading room.  Only students that have completed an alternative process workshop at RayKo can use this area.  

EQUIPMENT AND CHEMISTRY

8x10 Trays are provided for Albumen,  Kallitype, & Platinum | Dunk tanks & trays provided for Tintype.

Please ask for specialty trays at least 48 hrs in advance when booking your reservation.

Chemistry is not included for any process & customers must bring their own to the facility.


ALTERNATIVE & HISTORIC PROCESS UV EXPOSURE UNIT (BW3)

In private darkroom 3, Rayko has a UV Vacuum Contact unit perfect for making Cyanotype, Van Dyke, Kallitype, Albumen,Gum Bichromate & Platinum Prints. 

• $15/hr (Add’l 25% charge for 2nd person)
• 2-hour minimum
• 20×20” max print size (Rayko trays vary from 8 x 10 - 11 x 14)
• Vacuum seal

The Vacuum UV Unit uses twelve 24" 75 watt bulbs.

Equipment and Chemistry

Trays are provided for Albumen,  Kallitype, & Platinum.  Dunk tanks & trays provided for Tintype upon 48hr advance request.

Please ask for them at least 48 hrs in advance when booking your reservation.

Chemistry is not included for any process & customers must bring their own to the facility.


Reservations

When reserving, please note that this unit is only available in BW3 so that room must be reserved ahead of time by calling:

(415) 495-3773