A place for photo enthusiasts

We are a community of photography lovers based in the West End, Vancouver. Primarily an analog collective we also offer a community darkroom in the West End Community Centre.

If you are looking for a place to explore your photography, share tips and tricks with other photographers, or develop and print your black and white film then join the West End Photography Club.

The club has a fully equipped darkroom available to members on an hourly basis. In addition members meet on a monthly basis to share their work and explore darkroom and photography techniques.

Our location:

870 Denman StVancouver, BC V6G 2L8


How to become a member

  • Show proof of recent training and/or experience in the darkroom.  It is critical that everyone using this shared darkroom has the skills and knowledge to keep the space safe and functioning well.  
  • If you do not have recent experience/training you will need to take an introduction to darkroom course this is a one and a half hour orientation session.
  • Purchase an Annual Membership.  The membership helps cover administration costs such as website and domain and society fees.  Any funds left over at the end of the year are allocated to improvements to the darkroom.  ($36 per annum)
  • Purchase a darkroom time card to gain access to the darkroom. ($35 for a 15 hour card)
  • Once you have bought some darkroom time you will need to reserve a time slot.

Complete this form to join us!