I started work on a post about the cost of materials for my hybrid workflow and realized that so much of the total cost is for the prints and that their material cost is directly related to their size. I thought I should write something about print size first. Continue reading “Print Size”
Want to slow down with your photography? There’s a solution. Just use a Visoflex on a thread-mount Leica. Continue reading “Visoflex”
Recently I wrote about catching the MF bug again and setting off to take some pictures with an old Rolleiflex. How did it turn out? Continue reading “Oh No! – UPDATE”
It takes me about half an hour to develop a roll of 35mm black and white film. Here’s how I do it.
I measure 5ml of Rodinal into the developer graduate and add distilled water to make 250ml. I measure 50ml of Rapid Fixer into the fixer graduate and add distilled water to make 250ml. I put 250ml of plain distilled water in the stop bath graduate and in the wash water graduate. Continue reading “Developing Film 4 – Process”
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”
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”
The picture of the Cadillac Eldorado in my last post was taken with a 35mm film camera in 1972 or thereabouts, and here it is in 2018 in digital form on the Internet. So how did that happen? Continue reading “Workflow Overview”