Due to the current pandemic situation and resultant lock-down rules, I’ve decided now would be a good time to learn how to develop film at home. Since I got back into shooting film a few years ago, the thought of developing my own photos at home has crossed my mind on more than one occasion. […]
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Developing color negative film at room temperature: the best option that nobody uses?
In the world of home film development, black and white dominates the market. This comes much to the chagrin of many amateur photographers looking to tinker and professional photographers looking to save a little money by developing colour film at home. Resources for color film development (C-41 for negative film and E-6 for slide film) […]
Cinematic storytelling part 3: developing motion picture film
Welcome to the final (?) part of this three-part series exploring the use of motion picture film in still photography.
Cinematic storytelling part 2: motion picture film, print film and chemistry
In part two of this series we are going to go delve into the technical side of motion picture film: color temperature, print vs motion picture film stocks and finally start to get into what ECN-2 is all about.
Cinematic storytelling part 1: an overview of motion picture film and still photography
This three-part series explores motion picture film for use in still camera and covers the theory behind motion picture film, currently available film stocks, the importance of correct development and the development process itself.
Through this article and the
Not a sous vide cooker: Cinestill’s ºCs “Temperature Control System” TCS-1000 is a useful tool for simple film development at home
Available on backorder today starting at $99.95 and shipping from 10th October 2018, Cinestill’s ºCs TCS-1000 is a compact home film development device created to enable anyone to very accurately control their water/chemistry temperature when developing film.
Film tests: getting the best out of FERRANIA P30 Alpha part 1
FERRANIA P30 Alpha has had an interesting time of it since it got into the hands of eager customers in late 2017. Many photographers (including yours truly) have questioned everything from its true speed to the nature of the emulsion
How to develop your own slide film with the Tetenal Colortec E-6 kit
Congratulations, if you are reading this article then you are (hopefully!) willing to take the next step in your film development adventure.
The Arista Rapid E-6 kit: a guide to developing your own slide film
Before I jump into the guide, allow me a few moments to tell you the story of how I began shooting and developing slide film.
Many years ago, while working as an employee of a transport and delivery company, I
Cheat sheet: Kodak Tri-X 400 development times – EI 200 to EI 25600
My ILFORD FP4 PLUS development times article seemed to cause quite a buzz.
Cheatsheet: ILFORD FP4 PLUS development times – EI 100 to EI 6400
Over the years I’ve built up a large bank of development times and schemes for many black and white films, old and new;
Save the planet – understand film washing kinematics
Gist: You are basically wasting water if you wash your film for greater than 7 mins after fix. I wash for 10 mins because I am paranoid. I never followed ILFORD’s recommendations and I think I was wrong.
Developing motion picture film in your own darkroom
Snatched from the streets of San Diego in late March 2016 by a group of masked assailants, Diz has been spending some time at EMULSIVE HQ (voluntarily) working on a guest post covering his process for developing motion picture film