For longer durations, add a note in your booking request and your guest experience coordinator will help find availability.
Darkroom Printing and Film Photography with Ole
- Train/Bus Pick-up
- Complimentary studio lunch
- One Guest
- USD $1275
- Additional guest(s) (max 2)
- USD $585
- One Guest
- USD $460
- Additional guest(s)
- USD $260
Meet the Artist
- Brief introduction to black and white film photography and camera techniques.
- Boat ride and trekking with medium format cameras in the archipelago surrounding Lyngør.
- Film developing.
- Darkroom printing with baryta/fibre paper.
- Finalizing prints; retouching, pressing and mounting.
- All materials including film, chemistry and paper.
- Complimentary lunch during studio hours.
- Transportation to and from bus/train station in Lyngør.
Stay at Ole's
This VAWAA is available for a longer duration. If interested in extending your time, let us know by how many days and we will do our best to accommodate you. You also have options to work with color film, as well as make very large prints (up to 150cm x 120cm). Or how about learning Ansel Adams‘ zone system using Ole's large format camera.
Credit: First image captured by Ina K. Andersen, edited by VAWAA.
Elizabeth, United States
My artist vacation with Ole in Lyngør was a dream come true. Going into the experience I had two goals: to begin learning medium and large format film photography, and at the same time to immerse myself in Norwegian life and culture. After exploring Lyngør on foot and by boat with Ole, I was able to capture and bring home a beautiful work of art that I developed and printed myself with Ole’s skill Read more
Lucas, United States
My time with Ole was absolutely incredible. He and his girlfriend, Tine, were such wonderful hosts that it would be downright silly of you to stay anywhere but Ole's place when you visit. Every day, I would wake up expecting to be in my basement apartment in Baltimore, only to be pleasantly surprised that I was instead in a quaint seaside cottage—with a jaw-dropping view of the North Sea and the s Read more
Kirsty, United Kingdom
We had such a wonderful first Vawaa experience! Ole is super knowledgable of the local area and its rich naval history and it was this that made it a perfect mix of culture and art. By the end of the course we were able to confidently tune the cameras to get that 'perfect' shot and had great fun in the dark room watching the magic happen, learning how to edit and fine tune the photographs in the Read more