Rays of light

I developed a few rolls of B&W film last week — the first home B&W I’ve done in about six months. (Having a baby in the house will do that to you.) I mixed up fresh fixer and a new batch of Thornton’s metol two-bath developer, then proceeded to soup up two rolls of Neopan…

In-Camera Diptych

.flickr-photo { border: solid 0px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 0px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } You’re looking at two adjacent 6×4.5cm frames from the Zenobia 6×4.5cm folding camera (which I don’t use too often). The film was Fuji Neopan 400 developed in Rodinal 1+50 (9 mins…

High-Rise

I have a bunch of expired Agfa Scala B&W slide film that was given to me for free (I answered a local Craigslist ad). The film is four years past date, there are no Scala lines running in Canada anymore, and it’s too much hassle for me to do B&W reversal these days — so…

Cannery area, Monterey, Cal., 2002

.flickr-photo { border: solid 0px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 0px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Reposting some images from the past that never made it onto the site — this one was taken in 2002 when I was in Monterey for a chemistry conference. At the…

Looking up at springtime

.flickr-photo { border: solid 0px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 0px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } This film (Fuji Neopan 400, shot in the Rolleiflex) was processed entirely using scratch-mixed chemistry: Barry Thornton’s metol two-bath developer (4’30” in each bath), a water stop bath, and TF-2 alkaline…

0728-1

.flickr-photo { border: solid 0px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 0px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Cattle grazing at Rancho Big Sur — on the Pacific Coast Highway between Monterey and San Francisco, Cal. Rolleiflex, Fuji Acros, Instant MYTOL.

Macro Daisy

.flickr-photo { border: solid 0px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 0px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } A bit of macro fun with the Nikon 55mm manual-focus macro lens. I was hand-holding the camera when I took this — a big no-no — but it worked out okay.…

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