Analog

Unsteady Hands Make Heavy Work

Unsteady Hands Make Heavy Work

The results of some experiments with medium-format film cameras. The first four were shot using available light on a Rolleiflex Automat 6×6, the latter using a speedlight on a Mamiya C330. I’m trying to get away from the rigidity of earlier pictures in the series, while I’m also interested in the different ways of seeing…

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Troubleshooting Rotary Development

This picture might not look like much, but it’s confirmation that I may have finally beaten my streaking issues. The solution was to not use the recommended depth of chemicals, as counter-intuitive as that sounds. The stated depth was 250ml, whereas what was actually needed was 300ml. I also believe that the chemicals I was…

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Burke & James Speed Press 5×4

New camera! Over a year since I first started thinking about going large format, I finally have my hands on a 5×4 camera. On the recommendations of friends and internet research I went for a low end camera so I could work out what use I would put it to. The Burke & James Speed…

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Jobo CPE-2 and Rolleiflex

There were a lot of parcels coming and going at my house last week. Among them, a Jobo CPE-2 and my Rolleiflex returning from a service at Newton Ellis in Liverpool. Following their arrival I had the opportunity to make use of them. I took my Rolleiflex out on Wednesday to start a documentary of…

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