Master Mono is a custom-built Darkroom in London, offering professional black & white film services including processing, printing, retouching, toning and hand-colouring. 

Master Mono is owned by Melvin Cambettie Davies, an expert in silver-gelatin printing with over 50 years experience of handcrafting images in his own inimitable way.

Clients are welcome in the darkroom to discuss their work and the best way to produce their images.  Send us an email to obtain a quote or arrange a time to pop into the studio.

Melvin is the author of the reference text 'Toning and Tinting Made Easy' (1994) and won the Kodak Gold Award for Excellent in Printing for 5 years running, until Kodak ended the awards in 1999. Melvin has toured the country lecturing on darkroom and toning techniques in colleges and universities. He has also given seminars and held workshops sponsored by Ilford, Kodak, Fotospeed and Kentmere and has judged several competitions in black and white printing.