2121 San Fernando Road Suite 3
Los Angeles, CA 90065
Tel 323.223.6867
Tue-Sat 11-5 Sun 1-4







drkrm. was founded by John Matkowsky who has had a long reputation as a fine art black and white printer in Los Angeles for many renowned photographers such as Maureen Lambray, Phil Stern, Howard Bingham and Kenny Rogers, John was mentored by Tom Consilvio, the founder of Silver Lab, where over the years he learned the finesse of the fine artistic print while working on the images of Gary Winograd, William Claxton and Lou Stoumen.

Thoughout the last twenty years, John has had the honor to print for such diverse photographers as Lucy Lui, Barbet Schroder and Jim French as well as editions from the original negatives of Edward S. Curtis and Stanislav Szukalski, and work for institutions and agencies like The Getty and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

After the demise of Silver Lab in 2005, John formed drkrm. where he continues the tradition of fine art printing. drkrm. is a black & white lab dedicated to the highest quality of hand processing and fine printing, serving top photography professionals as well as the student and hobbyist while offering personal customer service.

The drkrm. gallery is an exhibition space dedicated to fine art and documentary photography, cutting edge and alternative photographic processes and the display and survey of popular cultural images.