Category: Guides

August 8, 2014 / Guides

There are tons of excellent written guides about how to work in a photographic darkroom. There are even a few videos, but because digital cameras don’t really work well in…

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May 8, 2014 / Guides
February 27, 2014 / Guides

[toc] Over the past few weeks I’ve made digital copies of quite a few Super 8 films. The proper way of doing it is by scanning each frame individually but…

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January 5, 2013 / Astronomy
June 28, 2012 / Audio
May 1, 2012 / Guides

I’ve often thought about making my own lenses, but unfortunately I’m so bad at making things I’ve always avoided it (apart from making a pinhole “lens”). But this week I…

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February 16, 2012 / Astronomy

I wanted a solar filter for my camera, for safe observation and photography of the sun. Typically these filters have an optical density of OD 5.0, which for photographers is…

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January 9, 2011 / Guides

I have worked with film for some time now. From day one I developed my own black & white film at home. This doesn’t take up too much room, so…

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January 2, 2011 / Guides
August 5, 2010 / Computing