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

Episode 21 – By the End of the Trip My Cameras Were Everywhere

We’re off on a travel episode! Buckle in for tips, tricks, stories and more as Eric and Vania share their weirdly specific brand of travel with you. They also ask and answer the question: If we died today, what would people say about our lives through the photos we’ve left behind? A few folks answer,Continue reading “Episode 21 – By the End of the Trip My Cameras Were Everywhere”

Dev Party #13 – Other Peoples Dev Parties 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 20 – Wasp on the Jello (Watching One Hour Photo)

On this episode, we start with a of catching up. Have we been shooting? Not much. But we’ve got a couple of things on our mind. Answering Machine We then turn to the answering machine messages. The question this time around was: How would you feel about developing someone else’s work? Hello, Brandy Remember BrandyContinue reading “Episode 20 – Wasp on the Jello (Watching One Hour Photo)”

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”

Dev Party #11 – Fire Party! 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!”

Episode 18 – This is Pure Record, Not Propaganda On this episode, we talk a new old emulsion, we ask (and hear) about your first film camera, we dig into a few Depression Era photographers, have some more good news, and give a call to Texas photographer Kat Swansey. The New Old Emulsion: Fuzzy Pürrito! Get It Here! Following up fast on theContinue reading “Episode 18 – This is Pure Record, Not Propaganda”

Dev Party #10 – Dev Party of Four (by Five)

We are twinning today! On this episode, we both shot on Ilford HP5+, we’re both devving in Rodinal, and we both try to talk you in and out of making the switch to large format. Not exactly offering helpful advice, we wander through the ways that large format is different from the smaller formats. ForContinue reading “Dev Party #10 – Dev Party of Four (by Five)”