The Photo Lab provides equipment and facilities for both traditional and digital processes and is designed to serve the curriculum of the Photography and Media Program.
The analogue printing facilities include two analogue film processing rooms, two large Black and White analogue printing Bays, nine analogue Color printing checkout rooms, a 52" color (type ra-4) print processor, and the Mural Room which houses an 8" x 10" horizontal closed loop color enlarger. The Photo Cage additionally manages a classroom, lighting studio, and copy room.
The digital imaging instructional and production areas of the Photo Lab are specifically designed as visually neutral environments with specialized lighting to provide for optimum viewing and evaluating of color. There are ten student production workstations, which provide scanning, post-process editing and output capabilities. The digital production areas are available during the academic year upon completion of mandatory orientations and any applicable technical tutorials.
The Photo Cage provides equipment for daily checkout for all imaging processes. The Cage houses analogue cameras (35mm, 6x4.5, 6x6, 6x7,6x9,6x12,4x5, 8x10 and 11x14) and Canon DSLRs. The Cage also provides darkroom equipment, lighting equipment, camera accessories, and additional imaging equipment.