Thoughts out of my head and into words.

Feel free to skip this post; it has very little to do with photography.  It has to do mostly with my reaction to the Hobby Lobby decision handed down by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS from now on).  In early 1959, my mother discovered that she was pregnant with me.  She had […]

First film efforts

First efforts in developing film, and scanning to digital.  I spent several hours agitating the tank yesterday;  then went and picked up my scanner at the post office.  Then spent several hours learning how to use it!  Now I need to come up with a way to store my negatives.  

Darkroom First

My very first roll of images that I developed.  I had developed a prior roll of film, but it was no good.   These are the first images I’ve ever developed.  

Also arrived…

Mamiya Sekor 127mm KL lens.  Yes, I unboxed it at the post office, and took pictures with my iPhone.  Next package will be my second system; Body, two 6×7 backs, one 645 back, one Polaroid back, one 50 mm lens, one 65 mm lens.  

Venturing into Silver Fields

12 rolls of Ilford Pan F Plus 50 film arrived today; Expiration date on 11 of them is Jun 2014.  While more gear will arrive, and my inventory of supplies will grow, I have enough now to begin.  Welcome to my journey.  Over the span of this coming winter, I’ll be learning black and white […]