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Photo Lab

The Gould Hall photo lab (room 019) has a traditional film darkroom and a studio space for lighting and shooting models, furniture, and other student work. Courses taught in the photo lab include ARCH 410 Introduction to Architectural Photography, in which students learn 35mm film photography basics, and ARCH 413 Architectural Photography Projects for advanced students.


The  lighting studio staff is available to assist students photograph their work. Students are encouraged to bring a camera or phone that they are comfortable using. The BE Library also has Nikon DSLRs and lenses available for student checkout; inquire at the library circulation desk.

Winter 2018 lighting studio schedule:
Mondays and Thursdays — 5:30 to 7:30 PM

The darkroom is open to students currently enrolled in ARCH 410 or 413, and current hours are posted outside the Photo Lab door (Gould 019). On a space-available basis, students with prior training in the lab may pay a materials fee of $25 to use the facility during the quarter. Send a message to to inquire about availability this quarter.