Dev Party #41 – Summer Color (Portra is Trusty)

On this summer episode of Dev Party, we talk about our favorite color emulsions for summer while we develop color film! Eric developed some old Kodak Internegative film in one of his ECN-2 kits, while Vania developed Kodak Portra in C-41. Here are Eric’s shots, including the triptych: And here are Vania’s: Also, calm down, Ektar, you’re so dramatic! So, what color emulsions are…

Dev PArty #38 – DIY Retro Special For Some Reason

On this very special episode of Dev Party, Vania develops Fomapan 100 in Foma Retro Special. Meanwhile, Eric develops Foma Retropan in Retro Special… but in a diabolical twist, he also makes his own DIY Retro Special based on past mistakes and MSDS sheets. Why? Why not? Here are Vania’s results with Foma 100: She also accidentally developed some old Kodak something something in…

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…