load your paper into your camera in the darkroom. make sure the emulsion (shiny) side is facing the pinhole. the emulsion is a chemical coating that is light reactive.
shoot a picture. place your camera on the ground or stationary object, hold it steady, and open the shutter. start with a 2 min. exposure for an indoor shot or 30 sec. for outside (if it's daylight).
develop the print. *remember work from right to left in the 55 darkroom!
developer: causes the image to appear. 45 sec.-1 min., agitate continuously
stop bath: stops the developing process. 10 sec.
fixer: fixes the image in place. 2 min., agitate occasionally
water wash: 4 min.
evaluate the print after developing. if it is too light, you need to increase exposure time. if it is too dark, decrease exposure time.
*once you figure out the correct exposure time, try to take a picture from an interesting angle, of an interesting object, or with creative composition. happy shooting!