A Short Walk Around The Yard

I think it comes as no surprise to anyone that my love for macro photography runs deep. In particular, the effect that rain storms have on nature. There is just something about the way nature looks, smells and feels right after a rain storm that begs me to photograph it. Nikon F100 | Fomapan 100... Continue Reading →

Pyrocat HD – A New Chapter

For over a year now there have been two developers that I have desperately wanted to try. Pyrocat HD and Diafine. Pyrocat HD for the detail it provides, and Diafine for supreme tonality range and long shelf life. Recently I was lucky enough to get a 1-liter kit of Pyrocat HD. So far I have... Continue Reading →

Mistakes Were Made

Mistakes. We all make them. Some admit to them, some try to hide them and deny it happened. I used to be one of the latter until I realized denying what happened was robbing me of learning experiences. Thankfully I have become one of the former and now embrace my errors and view them not... Continue Reading →

A Short Walk With HP5

I took a short walk with my YashichaMAT 124G at one of our local nature preserves last Sunday. Loaded up with Ilford HP5+ and a desire to work on my metering. Development was in my now trusted and favorite developer, replenished D23. The more I use this developer the more it gets "seasoned" the better... Continue Reading →

D-23 and Me

I have reached a milestone. From the raw chemical components I mixed my own developer and successfully developed a roll of film with said developer. And I couldn't be more pleased with the result. YashicaMAT 124G | Fomapan 100 | D-23 Mixing the developer was much easier than I had imagined. Somehow, in the back... Continue Reading →

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