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 →
FP4+ and D23
If you've been following me you know that I've been working with homemade D23 for a month or so now. One film I have not developed in it is Ilford FP4+, until last Saturday. I was able to get my son to agree to a quick roll of him and his Mustang. To be fair,... 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 →
Fortune favored me this past weekend as I was able to finally shoot a roll of Ilford Ortho+ 80. These images were captured with my YashicaMAT 124G and a yellow filter. Developed in Xtol stock for 7:30.
Expired Tmax 400
This morning found me loading my YashicaMAT 124G with a roll of expired Tmax 400 that was gifted to my by a friend a few weeks ago. Not being a huge fan of the T-grain films from Kodak (or the Delta films from Ilford for that matter), I can hardly turn down film when given... Continue Reading →