A Little Beauty in Everything: Imogen Cunningham; (w/ Serbest Salih from Sirkhane Darkroom)

On this episode we are talking to Serbest Salih of the Sirkhane Mobile Darkroom along the Turkey Syrian border. We’ll also be presenting the second part of our story on Imogen Cunningham. Before that, there’s a couple of photographically-related songs that we’d like to tell you about. There’s also the answering machine, zine reviews andContinue reading “A Little Beauty in Everything: Imogen Cunningham; (w/ Serbest Salih from Sirkhane Darkroom)”

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”