Dev Party #37 – Reversing Reversal

Oh have we got a chaotic treat for you! We’re making black & white slides using regular black & white negative film! How? Why? We’ll tell you! Vania used Foma’s reversal kit, which you can pick up here for a pretty penny: https://www.freestylephoto.biz/70150-Foma-Black-and-White-Reversal-Processing-Kit-for-Fomapan-R100 And she got such images as these: Meanwhile, Eric attempted a method touted on blogs and YouTube, which uses HC-110, hydrogen…

Dev Party #35 – Why Is Ortho?

Let’s take a deep dive into Orthochromatic film! What is it? Why is it? Do you want to shoot it? Are you sure? And most importantly, how do you dev it? We really dig into the history of it and which bits of Roy G Biv it picks up. Also, how it compares to emulsions that came before it. Isn’t this exciting? Eric shot…

Dev Party #33 – Back to Basics

On this episode, we’re taking it all back to the beginning and walking you through the very basics of black & white film developing. We also talk a bit about the science behind it. Dig it, won’t you? Here’s a list of the stuff we used with links to Freestyle Photo Rodinal: https://www.freestylephoto.biz/12054-Adox-Rodinal-Film-Developer-500-ml HC-110 (generic): https://www.freestylephoto.biz/10190-LegacyPro-L110-Liquid-Film-Developer-1-Pint-(Makes-2-Gallons) Graduated Pitcher: https://www.freestylephoto.biz/204256-Kaiser-Graduated-Beaker-1000-ml Developing Tank: https://www.freestylephoto.biz/5031-Arista-Classic-Double-Reel-Developing-Tank-with-Two-Reels (there are…

Dev Party #32 – DIY ECN-2: The Twoening

Sure, we’ve talked about Eric’s DIY ECN-2 kits before, but we’ll walk you through it step-by-step to make sure you’ve got it down. We’ll also talk about an alarming amount of non-ECN-2-related things. We get all chittery chattery on this episode. So you don’t want to miss it! And if you want to pick up the ECN-2 kit, you can do so here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/781436189/ecn-2-color-film-developing-kit…

Dev Party #28 – Old, Super and Supreme

On this excited episode of Dev Party, Eric and Vania develop film that expired about 70 years ago! Eric tried his hand at some Ansco Superpan Press from 1953ish, while Vania devved some Ansco Supreme from 1950. Here are Eric’s results: And here are a few of Vania’s: We both developed in HC-110; 1+90; for 18mins. Vania: IG, Flickr, ZinesEric: IG, Flickr, Zines, ECN-2 KitsAll Through a Lens: IG, Website, Patreon