Nautilus – the contact print

Contact print from the 8x10 negative

Contact print from the 8×10 negative

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Avebury Stone 1

Avebury Stone 1

Avebury Stone 1

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Wells Cathedral – Scissor Arch

Wells Cathedral, the scissor arch

Wells Cathedral, the scissor arch

I had a request from a friend for a print of this image, which had never been printed previously. Rather than using a negative scan and inkjet, I made the print conventionally, printing the full negative area. This is a scan of the 12×16″ print.

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An Imperfect Shell

8 x10 Adox CHS 100 negative, 300mm Symmar-S. 35 seconds f45. Processed in PMK 1+2+100 10 mins dish.

Sinar P 8×10, 300mm Symmar-S

 

8 x10 Adox CHS 100 negative, 300mm Symmar-S. 20 seconds f32. Processed in PMK 1+2+100 10 mins dish.

Sinar P 8×10, 300mm Symmar-S

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Nautilus

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That old (latent) black magic

Today I was reminded of the wonders of the latent image on film.

Film Magic

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Rievaulx Abbey 2013

Rievaulx-01

Early morning light sweeping through the arches of the ruined abbey.
Tri-X 120 developed in PMK developer. Scan of a print made on Adox MCC 110 Glossy.

Rievaulx-02

Column detail at Rievaulx.
Tri-X 120 developed in PMK developer. Scan of a print made on Adox MCC 110 Glossy.

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Slavich Bromportrait: Two-Pass Lith

Lith print on Slavich Bromportrait, bleached in copper bleach and re-developed in EasyLith 1+1+50

Lith print on Slavich Bromportrait, bleached in copper bleach and re-developed in EasyLith 1+1+50

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Slavich Unibrom in Easylith – Pepper Fog

Slavich Unibrom Grade 3 in EasyLith

Slavich Unibrom Grade 3 in EasyLith

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Slavich Bromportrait in LD20 Lith

Slavich Bromportrait in LD20, toned in gold

Slavich Bromportrait in LD20, toned in gold

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