Wednesday October 4th, 2023
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Everything a Photographer Needs

The Contemporary Image Collective has announced that their professional facilities are now available to the public at very reasonable cost, opening up the art of photography.

Staff Writer

Are you a photographer looking for a facility to help you hone your skills? Well, good news: the Contemporary Image Collective (CIC), an independent non-profit art initiative founded in Cairo, is fully equipped and available to rent for any interested parties looking for a digital lab, analogue lab, lighting studio, library and multipurpose rooms.

Launched in 2004, the CIC has a unique equipped public darkrooms complete with trays, tanks, film dryer, light box, drying racks, and enlargers from half frame to 13 x 18cm. Aside from providing everything you need in a dark room, the CIC also has a digital lab facility that comes equipped with Epson Stylus Pro 9900 printer, Epson Perfection V700 PHOTO/V750 PRO scanner and a variety of quality ink and papers. The welcoming space for both professional and amateur also has lighting studio that has 3 Hensel Professional Pro 500 with Flash lights.

The long list of hard to find equipment makes the CIC a very important space and an absolute asset for anyone with a passion for photography. Whether you are a seasoned veteran, or just a beginner, the CIC has the resources and media education programmes to turn passion into a career. 

Find out more about CIC and how to book their facilities, click here.