Episode 24 – What’s With the Fancy F?

On this episode, we delve into the weird history of f/stops! We also talk to Liz Potter (@lizpotterphotography) about pinhole photography, double exposures and making custom, handmade books. There’s a brief issue with E-6 silliness, zine reviews, and the answering machine question. After a bit of chin-wagging, we wonder a bit about “gatekeeping” when itContinue reading “Episode 24 – What’s With the Fancy F?”

Dev Party #19 – It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad Madness Dev Party

Tonight, on a very (retro) special episode of Dev Party, we’re trying yet another new developer! This time it’s Foma’s Retro Special (get it?). This is a really simple developer that you can use over and over. It’ll do 25 rolls of 35mm and 100 freaking sheets of 4×5! Stop and fix as normal. TheContinue reading “Dev Party #19 – It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad Madness Dev Party”

Episode 23 – Great Business to Exclude All the Light

On today’s episode, we’ve got a heady answering machine question, an interview with Kim “Kimchi” Giannone, zine reviews, and a feature on Montana photographer (and patron saint of All Through a Lens) Evelyn Cameron. After a bit of chit chat (Vania’s waves have been bad and Eric’s got two zines coming out), we get rightContinue reading “Episode 23 – Great Business to Exclude All the Light”

Dev Party #18 – Hungry Like the Dev Party

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/bq6747/ATAL-DevParty-018-final.mp3 For our first Dev Party back from the field, we’re easing back into things. Eric’s devving some old Plus-X from 1988. He used HC-110B for 5mins. Vania is all in on Tmax 400. She used Rodinal 1+25 for 6mins. They banter about developing tips, shooting, Kansas and, obviously, Duran Duran. Here are some ofContinue reading “Dev Party #18 – Hungry Like the Dev Party”

Episode 22 – Terrifying Deathtraps of Awesome Fun

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/g9gty7/atal-022-final.mp3 It’s been a minute, but we are back and wow are we chatty! After a bit of catching up, we dive right into our answering machine question. This was an easy one: Tell us about your summer photography. It was last minute, but we got some great answers. Also, Eric rues the loss ofContinue reading “Episode 22 – Terrifying Deathtraps of Awesome Fun”

Dev Party #17 – This is What it Sounds Like When Devs Cry

https://allthroughalens.podbean.com/mf/play/fcuidr/ATAL-DevParty-017-final.mp3 On this episode of Dev Party, we’re mixing and trying out D-23! It’s got two whole ingredients! D-23 was originally formulated to look like D-76. So how does it do? Find out! Here’s the recipe: 750ml of water at 125F/52C 7.5g of Metol 100g of Sodium Sulfite (mix and then add enough water toContinue reading “Dev Party #17 – This is What it Sounds Like When Devs Cry”

Dev Party #16 – Always Crashing the Same Dev Party

https://allthroughalens.podbean.com/mf/play/28s13h/ATAL-DevParty-016-final.mp3 On this special episode of Dev Party, we’re developing old film and being “interviewed” by Aloy Anderson (@aloyandersonphotography). Vania is developing some sheets in Rodinal: While Eric is seeing whether 70 year old Ansco is worth the effort: — Vania: IG, Flickr, Zines Eric: IG, Flickr, Zines, ECN-2 Kits All Through a Lens: IG,Continue reading “Dev Party #16 – Always Crashing the Same Dev Party”

Dev Party #13 – Other Peoples Dev Parties

https://allthroughalens.podbean.com/mf/play/gjycup/ATAL-DevParty-013-final.mp3 In honor of watching One Hour Photo, Vania and Eric decided to develop each others film. Vania shot Rollei Retro 400S in a Pentax 645. Eric developed it in Rodinal 1+25 for 10.5 minutes. Eric shot Bergger Panchro 400 in a Kodak Brownie box camera. Vania developed it in Rodinal 1+25 for 7 minutes.Continue reading “Dev Party #13 – Other Peoples Dev Parties”

Episode 19 – Those Beautiful Moments In Between

This is an episode full of questions! We’ve got answers! Have you ever wondered how labs develop black & white film? Do your photos tell a story? We’ve also got an interview with David Chao, a zine review and some news! Answering Machine Do you feel that your photos or a selection of your photosContinue reading “Episode 19 – Those Beautiful Moments In Between”

Dev Party #11 – Fire Party!

https://allthroughalens.podbean.com/mf/play/rgo4mv/ATAL-DevParty-011-final.mp3 This week on Dev Party we’re trying a new-to-us developer! Well… that’s not quite true. You’ll see. It was Vania’s idea to give Pyro a try, so we both picked up PMK Pyro by Photographer’s Formulary. And well… you’ll see. Here on Dev Party, we are certainly used to and even welcoming of failures.Continue reading “Dev Party #11 – Fire Party!”