Category Archives: Film negative

Denotes an image originally captured on film.

Sheriff Hutton Castle – ‘Pseudo Lith’

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Recent Work – Fuji 6×9

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Neofin Doku

Yet another ‘lost’ developer I’ve been playing around with.  

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Neofin Red – Examples

Selection from a couple of rolls of Tri-X, exposed at 400 ISO, processed in Neofin Red for 11 mins at 20°C, agitation is 1 minute initial, then 10 seconds every minute. The first set are from the my Ensign Autorange … Continue reading

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Neofin Red – and Blue – Revisited

Back in the 1970s and 80s, these were always my go-to developers for 35mm film. I acquired these two packs many years ago in a job lot of darkroom chemicals being disposed of by someone giving up the dark arts. … Continue reading

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Ensign Commando

I was given this curiosity by some friends recently.

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Archive Delve – Essex Cemetery, 1988

I saw part of a programme last night which talked about how babies can recognise anything resembling a face almost from birth, but can’t visually recognise anything else until they get many months older. Seems like the ability to identify a face … Continue reading

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You never know quite what you’ll get

I had a print of this, published here previously, that was a bit dark. I thought I’d run it through the 2nd-Pass lith process, just out of interest. This is how I’d ended up printing the image originally (I left … Continue reading

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Old Roses

A contact print of an 8×10 film negative made a month or more ago but only processed this week – the wonders of the latent image! And it proves that my dark slide film holders are light-tight… The variation in tone … Continue reading

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The ‘Druid Stone’ Revisited – 2nd Pass Lith

I was never happy with the prints I made of this negative (detailed here) so thought I would take the worst of two, which was far too dark, and see if I could improve on it with some post-processing.

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