Working With Clayton F76+

After using Kodak Xtol almost exclusively for a year I recently I decided to try a new developer, that being Clayton F76+, also known as Photographers Formulary FA-1027 or Arista Liquid Developer. From everything I had seen and heard from other photographers it would give sharp images with good tonal range. And who doesn't want... Continue Reading →

Shooting Ilford HP5+ at 1600

There's no denying that I love Ilfords HP5+. It's such a versatile film that there hasn't really been a situation where I found I've needed another film to do the job, as far as black and white is concerned. Normally I shoot HP5+ at 800 right out of the box but this time I wanted... Continue Reading →

Shooting Kodak 2238

It isn't often (if ever) that a film comes along and stops me in my tracks. In fact, I can't think of a time that one ever has. Some have come close but this one stopped me dead in my tracks. The film, of course is Kodak SO-2238, a film originally intended for archiving motion... Continue Reading →

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