Ilford ID-11 Extra Fine

Not too long ago I found an old cookbook of developers.  I’ve amassed a small repository of chemicals working with it with some interesting results. The Ilford ID-11 has become one of my 3 main developers, alongside Rodinal and Caffenol.  ID-11 is nearly identical to Kodak D76, but seems to me to be a finer […]

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Ultrafine Xtreme 100

Ultrafine Xtreme 100 I’ve shot a lot of black and white film over the years, from every major brand, and when I add price to the equation, this film ranks up near the top.  It has good tonal range, is quite sharp, and works with most every developer. Want to know more?  (I’m not […]

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Photo Svema

Lately I’ve been working with a lot of Svema films that I ordered from The Film Photography Project Store.  The biggest problem I have had is the lack of development times for the developers I use.  I’ve been using my homemade versions of ID-11 and PaRodinal for these film, which includes some educated guessing based […]

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Ilford Pan F+

The more I use this film, the more I like it.  It has quickly become my favorite modern film.  Shot with my Pentax MZ-6 and F17-28 fisheye.  Developed in Ilford Perceptol.

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In Colour

Life gets busy, and mine has been while I’m trying to sell a house and buy another.  It can also get frustrating. But I still shoot, and the past couple of weeks I’ve been working with some expired Fuji Superia 100.   These were shot on my Pentax MZ-6   The first two with the FA […]

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Film Shooter Challenge

I’d like to send out an invite to everyone shooting film, to join our monthly film shooter challenge. For the month of June (I know it’s the first, there’s no penalty for joining late) we chose the challenge to be “telephoto”.  Choose a telephoto lens based on the format you shoot, and show us what […]

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Kodak Ektar 100

Kodak Ektar 100 is one of my favorite modern color films.  I home develop C-41.  Expect to see more… These were done with a Pentax MZ-6, and FA 43 Limited. Tony

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Svema Foto 200

An interesting film emulsion with a good tonal range.  Images shot with a Pentax K1000 and developed in Parodinal. I’m planning an in-depth review of Svema’s Foto 100 and 200 soon, but I have a couple more rolls to shoot before I make some judgments. Tony

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