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 →

One Camera, One Lens, Roll #2

Roll 2 from my One Camera, One Lens project found me back in my "old stomping grounds" of macro photography. Something I seemed to have inexplicably gotten away from but have been sorely missing. Last week saw me wondering what to shoot for my second roll only to come up empty handed. The weather playing... 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 →

Reflected Tree

Every year since my return to film three years ago I have done my best to focus on one specific emulsion. I did this mainly in order to learn what that film can and can't do. The first year was Ilford HP5+, the second year (last year) was Kentmere 400. This year I decided to... Continue Reading →

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