(n.) Love of darkness or night; finding relaxation or comfort in the darkness.
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Category Archives: Scanned Negative
Yet another ‘lost’ developer I’ve been playing around with.
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
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
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
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.
Since 2007, I’ve tried to photograph one of the annual amaryllis flowers grown at Weeping Ash. Each year I’ve tried to take a different approach and this year it was the faded, wilted blooms that struck me as worthy of … Continue reading
I originally started the Memoria Vitae series five years ago, with this image. The purpose being to record those things that have special meaning to me, though various connections, but which may seem insignificant to others.
Below, the original 1927 image, by Edward Weston.