Create images with analougue processes. We shoot and develop films in the darkroom. You will learn photo- and camera technichs, such as: toning, painting with light and liquid emulsion.

The CLASSIC PHOTOGRAPHY class is simply a shorter version of this class.

The school has a unique selections of old cameras you can try; Rolliflex, Hollywood Lenses, Nikon, Fuljii, Canon, Olympus, Sony, Pentax and several more.

In classic photography you will practice studio shoots and shoots on various locations. The teacher will also train you in professional model work and how to compose the best picture.

In Vrå Højskole you can develop black and white images – as well as colored ones. You do not have to be a skilled photographer to join the class and you do not have to own a camera. You can borrow one here.



Next semester is Fall 2022 from August 14, 2022 – December 17, 2022


Teacher: Kristian Bast

As a kid Kristian build his own cameras and used the darkroom at his public school. He has worked as a photographer and have owned a camera shop and atelier. Kristian have had a important teacher in Grethe Raaby a master of portrait and darkroom techniques.

The first film Kristian used was an x-ray film from a friends fathers dentist office. He has done photo shoots in places like Brazil, Spain and in Los Angeles when he was assigned the tv series Baywatch.

He loves combining old school analogue with modern digital techniques while working with models. At Vrå Højskole we have one of the largest and best equipped darkrooms in Denmark.


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