Tag Archives: chemicals

A reader makes an apt comment about meddling with Nature!


Hot on the heels of my latest post about processing film with coffee, I received a very short but interesting comment from one of my readers here. This reader goes under the name of Leonore Rodrigues (http://asalinguist.com/)   and the … Continue reading

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Dont want to use darkroom chemicals to process your film? Ok, here’s an easier way!


Greetings from merry England, folks! You know, I get many, many emails from readers complaining that they either can’t get the right chemicals for processing their own films, or chemicals are too expensive, or more commonly, they just cannot buy … Continue reading

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Large format…what it is, why to use it, and how much it can cost


Often times, and especially when my head is hidden underneath the black cloth of my wooden camera, lots of people gather round and start asking awkward questions….questions like “Is that a camera you’re using?”, or “why do you use that…a … Continue reading

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Make your own olde worlde prints…just like those in grandma’s house!


Once upon a time, long, long ago…..there lived a man, and his name was John Herschel. He lived in merry old England, that funny old place, where men dance around a maypole, and drink warm beer while watching cricket… John … Continue reading

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Buy your brand NEW complete film & print developing kit


Further to my article yesterday about developing your own film, I have been inundated with requests for the individual items required, or where to buy them easily. I’ve gone one better than that….a complete kit that has everything you need. … Continue reading

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Ok, guys…roll up, roll up…develop your own films here…


Yes, yes…I know. So I’m late with this post. So here, slap my hands then! It’s been a wild weekend, I can tell you. Aside of the weekly shop, I had a major disaster with my old Honda Civic….I thought … Continue reading

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Best film for portraits….


Amongst all of the film s available, one of the very best you can still buy is Kodak T Max 100. It’s used the world over by professionals for anything ranging from portraits to landscapes to fine art uses. Because … Continue reading

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Today my son said, “Dad, throw that old camera away”!


We all know that this is the age of technology we are living in. And we all love the ease with which this new-fangled technology helps us in our daily lives, relieving a certain drudgery we had before it came … Continue reading

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Open for business….!


I recently announced that I would be starting up a unique service for film photography fans in Vancouver, BC. Remember, the prices includes delivery to your home or office, too. Well, you will be glad to hear that the service … Continue reading

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New film service for my Vancouver BC readers!


  Top o’ the morning, guys (and gals!). It’s nice morning here today in VanCity, cloudy and dull (hey, so what’s new!), but dry so far. I wanted to let everyone know that after having a long time postulating (sounds … Continue reading

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