Light Work Lab is a community-access photography maker-space. We support beginning and professional artists.

Engage in conversations, get trained on equipment, and learn about photography.
Get access to a state-of-the-art facility, member discounts, and community.
Reserve high-end Equipment, Darkroom, Lighting Studio, and more.
Museum quality printing, scanning, and retouching at affordable prices.


  • YARD SALE, September 5th!

    Light Work lab viewing wall

    When you service a community as vast the entire Central New York region, you end up going through a lot of equipment. Now that our renovation is complete, we have a ton of photo equipment to sell at insanely minimal prices. We’re replacing it with new amazing things! For sale is everything from darkroom trays, thermos, iMacs, random ethernet cables, some inkjet...

  • Industry Night

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    Every other Thursday or so, we open our doors and let anyone come in and print. Just that. For free. Bring your own paper, we’ll provide the rest. All Industry Night participants have access to small-format printing on our Epson 4900 and 4880 inkjet printers and to our magnetic viewing walls, print cutters, etc. Assistance...

  • Lab Shindig & Community Print Swap

    What better way to celebrate the beginning of fall with a celebration of apples and photographs! Everyone is invited to come and party-down, see our renovated community-access space, drink hot cider, eat donuts, and share their wonderful art. That night, we’ll be doing a lottery-style print swap from 5:30pm to 8pm. If you arrive with a photograph—you...

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