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Category Archives: Selenium
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 … Continue reading
I discovered an undeveloped roll of 120 film in the cupboard this week. I had no idea what was on it. Part of the magic of film photography is that once the photons have done their work on the little … Continue reading
After a long hiatus, it’s time to revive this site and start adding new material from the dark side. To kick off, here’s a print made this week from a 31yr-old 35mm negative on Tri-X film, processed in Kodak HC-110 … Continue reading
Ensign Autorange 120, Tri-X 400 in PMK developer. Print on Adox Nuance Grade 2, Neutol WA 1+11. Selenium toned.
Adjacent to the quarry buildings in previous posts lay this idyllic and picturesque glade, typical of Derbyshire. Hasselblad, 80mm Planar T* Ilford Delta 100, Rodinal 1+50 10 min Print on Adox MCC 110 Glossy G2, developed in Neutol WA 1+11: … Continue reading
Ross Ensign Autorange; Tri-X 400 ISO developed in PMK. Print on Adox Nuance Grade 2, developed in Neutol WA, 4 mins. Toned in Selenium followed by Gold. Adox Nuance is one of my favourite papers as it takes toning so … Continue reading
Hasselblad, Ilford Delta 400 film processed in PMK developer. Printed on Adox Nuance Grade 3, Neutol WA developer, Se toned.
From an early morning trip on a very dull day to Walcott on the Norfolk coast. Hasselblad, Ilford Delta 100, PMK developer. Print on Adox MCC 110, Neutol WA developer, Selenium toned.