In part 1 of my Quest to make art for the living room wall, I went over the process I use to make black and white 8×10 prints in the darkroom. I want to make bigger prints though — 16×20 and bigger. Although silver gelatin darkroom paper is available in big sizes (especially if you’re […]
Author Archives: Sarah Hall
I enjoy taking photos and thinking about taking photos. I'm interested in capturing form and texture on black and white film. I'm learning how to make darkroom prints and trying to figure out what makes a photo that is worthy of hanging on a wall.
5 Frames… Of twisty trees on Fomapan 200 Creative and a Mamiya C22 (Mamiya-Sekor 80mm f/2.8)
I’ve had my Mamiya C22 TLR for a few months now and run a few rolls through it. It occurred to me the other day though that I’d only used it in the studio, and mostly at minimum focusing distance. After macro photography, my second favourite thing to take pictures of is probably knobbly twisted […]
My Quest to make art for the living room wall – Part 1: Iterating contact prints
In this article, I talk about my progress so far on my quest to make art for the living room wall. In this, part 1, I cover making an initial contact print, and through my process of iterating test prints to a “final” outcome. I put “final” in double-quotes because, well, you’ll see! I hope […]