Dev Party #20: Three Times Dev

There are a few different ways to develop 4×5 sheets without a darkroom. We talk about three of the most popular and pick our favorite. We look at the Steerman Press tank, the 20th Century Camera Reel, and the Mod 54 Reel. While the latter two use Paterson Tanks, the Steerman Press Tank is it’sContinue reading “Dev Party #20: Three Times Dev”

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?”

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”

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 #15 – We’re Going to a Bad Dev Party, It’s the Worst Dev Party that’s Ever Been

https://allthroughalens.podbean.com/mf/play/rbqczd/ATAL-DevParty-015-final.mp3 On this episode of Dev Party, Vania stretches the limits of the ECN-2 (to breaking), while Eric discovers some mystery sheets that he shot at some point in the last year or so. As you’ll hear, the ECN-2 kits are great, but they don’t last forever! — Music by Last Regiment of Syncopated DrummersContinue reading “Dev Party #15 – We’re Going to a Bad Dev Party, It’s the Worst Dev Party that’s Ever Been”

Dev Party #14 – The Half-Hour Dev Party Hour

It’s another faceoff! On this episode, it’s a battle of the pyros! PMK vs. WD2D+ – who will come out on top? We both shot Ilford FP4+ and here are the results: Eric: Vania: — Music by Last Regiment of Syncopated Drummers Vania: IG, Flickr, Zines Eric: IG, Flickr, Zines, ECN-2 Kits All Through aContinue reading “Dev Party #14 – The Half-Hour Dev Party Hour”

Dev Party #12 – Dev Party Favorites

On a very special episode of Dev Party, we’re comparing developers! Specifically we’re comparing WD2D+ and HC-110 on Arista Ultra Edu 100 (Fomapan 100). We skim the history of the developer and John Wimberley, the photographer who formulated it. We also discuss how bias might effect our opinions of developers and emulsions. This was Eric’sContinue reading “Dev Party #12 – Dev Party Favorites”

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”