Review: CineStill Df96 Monobath developer – by Stephen Schaub

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a fierce advocate for film. Working for the last three decades as both a photographic artist...

Featured project: Finding your way in the dark (printing Dublin...

I wanted a few nighttime square images for the final chapter of a book I was just completing on Dublin, a kind of goodnight...

How-to: Load a Paterson System 4 film development tank – by...

Probably the most awkward aspect of developing films at home is getting your exposed film onto a reel and into a developing tank. It...

Where are my effing pictures? Or, finding an archive system for...

In 2009 I bought my third digital camera, a little Panasonic Lumix LX3 to complement my somewhat chunkier DSLR. In 2012 I sold it,...

Four seasons with: Kodak EASTMAN Plus-X 5231 – by Marco Calemme

And this is where my journey of home developing begins! After a couple of disappointments - in rapid succession - of the work of some...

Gear review: SP-445 4×5 film processing system – by Richard Pickup

Since beginning large format photography I’ve been developing my 4x5* sheet film in trays. This is not a process for the faint hearted and...

Developing expired large format black and white film – by Scott...

If you are old enough, you will remember a time when expired film was like kryptonite to a photographer. Stores would put film that...

An introduction to Platinum/Palladium printing – by Scott Hays

If there was ever a form of printing that gives you that true artistic feel, Platinum/Palladium would be it. If you have access to a...

Film tests: getting the best out of FERRANIA P30 Alpha part...

FERRANIA P30 Alpha has had an interesting time of it since it got into the hands of eager customers in late 2017.  Many photographers...

Silver craft: creating a fine print, from contact sheet to fiber...

Creating a print is much more than simply setting up an enlarger, negative and some paper. The perfect print requires thought and effort from...

How to create Polaroid emulsion lifts – by Matt Parry

At some point in 2017, I went through a phase of photographic despondency but developed an interested in alternative, broadly photographic ventures. In a...

In my darkroom #01: Craig Pindell

Do you want to create a darkroom but have no idea where to start? Perhaps you're a little confused by all of the options,...

Film review: Bergger Pancro 400 Part 6 – 35mm EI 400...

It's about time to wrap up the part of this series that covers Bergger's 35mm Pancro 400 film with something a bit special: reversal...

The Tetenal Colortec E-6 kit: a guide to developing your own...

Congratulations, if you are reading this article then you are (hopefully!) willing to take the next step in your film development adventure. In this...

An introduction to: Black and white darkroom printing – by Marta...

Black and white printing is (obviously) fun, and easy to get into. I hope this introduction will help those that haven’t yet taken the step,...

Working with Paper Negatives – Part 3: At work in the...

Welcome to part three of my series on photography using paper negatives aka photographic paper! If you're new to the series, please take a moment...

Getting to grips with darkroom printing using Caffenol (and alternatives) –...

Analog black and white film development and chicken soup. Enough internet for today? An unusual combination, but according to an article I found online, chicken...

An introduction to wet plate collodion by Robert Marsters

You might remember that we featured an interview with Robert Marsters some months ago. I asked Robert to provide some background to the wet plate collodion...

The Arista Rapid E-6 kit: a guide to developing your own...

Before I jump into the guide, allow me a few moments to tell you the story of how I began shooting and developing slide...

Kodak Tri-X 400 development times – EI 200 to EI 25600

My recent Ilford FP4+ development times article seemed to cause quite a buzz. Mostly around the topic of "why would you even try to shoot...