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Category Archives: Film negative
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
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
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
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.
Stourhead_Grove-03a ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 Some scans of recent negatives, made prior to conventional printing. The images of Stourhead and Bawdsey were made on Edwin Smith’s Ross Autorange camera, recently refurbished. The image of the flowering … Continue reading
You can never be quite sure what you are going to get with film. This negative, one a series of 8 exposures taken on 120 Kodak Tri-X film, has ‘mystery artefacts’ and I’m not sure what caused them.
Lying on my bed, looking at this piece of exotica in my room and thinking ‘that could work’. It’s been done a thousand times or more, but not by me.