The Canberra region’s centre for photography, film, video, and media arts.

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After Dark

After Dark 2024 is a space where PhotoAccess members can come together to use the member's facilities after hours.

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C41 Colour Processing Workshop

Colour developmen is not a daunting process! It’s quite straightforward, especially once you learn all the tips and tricks of the trade in this one-day workshop.


photoaccess is a unique centre for image-making, established in 1984, and is the longest-lived such organisation in Australia. With a full exhibition and events program, workshop schedule, and community projects, there is always something happening at photoaccess.

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Pocket Cinema Workshop

Discover the world of mobile filmmaking with our Pocket Cinema workshop, a hands-on 4-session workshop taught by acclaimed filmmaker Nathan Hughes.

Film Lab

The only fully operational film lab in the ACT, offering services for all your analogue and digital film needs, including film developing, scanning and printing.

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photoaccess offers a wide range of creative workshops, across digital and analogue photography, each professionally led by an experienced tutor or exhibiting artist.

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Making Spaces

We offer a number of photographic facilities to develop your skills, and support your creativity including darkroom, film developing lab, digital suite and photobook library.

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Looking for a creative opportunity? photoaccess offers various opportunities to be involved in the community, including annual call outs for exhibitions, residencies, and projects, as well as for volunteers and internship positions.

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Seeking expressions of interest from digital media and networked artists


photoaccess’ program and facilities are supported by the ACT Government through an ArtsACT Key Arts Organisation grant, and through generous business partnerships.