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 #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”

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”