Paterson Changing Bag – I’ve used several different changing bags over the years. The Paterson is the nicest I’ve found.
Safety Scissors – sharp enough to cut the film, not pointed enough to damage the changing bag. Continue reading “Developing Film 3 – Equipment”
Newark, New Jersey ca. 1970
When I started developing my own film in the late 60’s I used half a dozen different films, three or four developers, stop bath concentrate, fixer with separate hardener, rinse aid, and lots and lots of tap water. Today I use just five materials: Continue reading “Developing Film 2 – Materials”
Another car picture, taken in Manhattan between 1968 and 1972. I am pretty sure it was on 34th Street and I am pretty sure the car is a Lagonda. It is certainly British with those big Lucas headlamps, sadly converted to later sealed beams. Continue reading “Photo”
This is the first post in a series on how I develop film. These posts will not be a How To. They will not argue that my way is the best way. They will just describe how one person develops 35mm black & white film.
I’ll start with water. The only water I use when I develop film is a jug of distilled water. I use it for three reasons. Continue reading “Developing Film 1 – Distilled Water”
Model T Ford. Ringoes New Jersey 1971.
I see no point in numbering these mid-week photos. They are uniquely identified by the posting date.