Category: DIY

Developing Color Film With Reckless Abandon

Color film (C41) has a reputation for being needy when developed, due to its precise time and temperature requirements. One pass over the instructions and you’ll see that…

First negative scanned and tweaked using Darktable, Gimp, and iScan by Epson.

The Open Source Experiment

I recently read an article by Riley Brandt about his Free and Open Source Software (foss) Workflow, and it piqued my interest. I have been a Linux user…

Please, Step Away from the Camera

Occasionally my thrifty shopping gets the best of me, and I end up with a dud camera. This is especially true on purchases from auction sites where the…

Plastic Kamera Kit Fun

I have to admit I have a bit of a soft spot for toy cameras. I have a good collection I’ll start sharing here. My favorite, of course,…

Film Developing supplies

What’s In My Lab ?

Happy New Year! I have been scratching my head for the last week trying to figure out what to do this year to make my photography and this…

All the parts needed to turn an X Pro into a Holga

Behold, The FrankenHolga!

Let me just say I love my Holga 120. If you’re not familiar with it already, it’s a Medium Format plastic camera with a meniscus lens. It fires…