It’s National Blog Posting Month again! I make no guarantees. If your have followed the blog for a long time, you know that I often undertake challenges and leave them unfinished. Last year I kicked off #NaBloPoMo with a shot of the VW bus. This year Beth decided to make it spooky and hand outContinue reading “2018.11.01 #NaBloPoMo”
… and red. I finally got back into the darkroom this week. I spent two evenings cleaning, organizing, and developing a couple rolls of FP4. Last night I finally got to printing. I’m very happy with the results.
They say people and their pets start to look alike…
Successfully survived 2 days of skiing. This is a huge deal for me.
When we went on vacation this past August, I brought my Crown Graphic Pacemaker 4×5 along. It’s a press camera, so it’s supposed to be portable, right? Well, it is portable when compared to what Mathew Brady used. If you don’t mind carrying a substantial backpack, it’s really not too bad. I shot FP4, Ektar,Continue reading “Week 34 – In camp”
Polaroid Automatic 220 FP3000b
Thanks to Craigslist and IFTTT, I am now the proud owner of a JOBO CPA2 film processor. I sat down to skim the manuals, then loaded my first roll of color film into it. The results were disastrous. In my haste, I had not checked the expiration date of my C-41 chemistry. Junk. I loadedContinue reading “Week 24 – Two Steps Forward. . .”
Lately I find myself attracted to early automatic SLRs. My Canon T70 was a 99 cent eBay find which uses Canon FD-mount lenses, and it arrived just before we left for NYC. If anything happened to it in the Big Apple, I would miss the 50mm/1.4 lens more than the camera body. We took itContinue reading “Week 18a – More NYC”