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The Hawaii Darkroom

A project in Hilo, HI by Mike Caputo

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A community darkroom for members and the public to develop their own film and make traditional silver gelatin prints.
Backers: 84
Average Pledge Per Backer: $43

Funded: $3,595 of $2,500
Dates: Feb 19th -> Mar 21st (30 days)
Project By: Mike Caputo
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Latest News

We have a darkroom!

March 15th - via:
Thanks to all of your support and backing, the Hilo darkroom has become a reality! We have successfully reached our funding goal and will be able to install necessary plumbing and a proper darkroom sink. I will begin making all the rewards this week;... (Read More)

Metal Prints

February 27th - via:
For those of you selecting metal prints as rewards, I’m adding this update as a spot to notify me of your choice. Please put in the comment section here or send me a message which print you would like. All images are available in the 8x12 reward... (Read More)

Chemistry & Enlargers

February 25th - via:
Aloha! A quick update to let you know that we have the enlarger tables and chemistry station in the studio. There will be two enlargers capable of 4x5, and the chemistry station will allow printing up to 20 x 24”. Outstanding! There’s still work... (Read More)

Enlarger Tables & Door Sign

February 20th - via:
Aloha! Thank you so much everyone for backing The Hawaii Darkroom. We are doing very well and are close to our funding goal. Amazing! Things are moving quickly - the enlarger tables and fixtures are near completion and the door sign has been printed... (Read More)

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