Tag: darkroom

June 5, 2017 / Photography

I’ve moved into a new house now and it doesn’t yet have a darkroom. I thought I’d try something a bit different and launch a Kickstarter appeal to fund the…

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December 28, 2015 / Photography

Daguerrotypes are an old type of photograph which were produced on a silver-coated copper plate, giving a mirror-like finish. True daguerrotypes need unpleasant chemicals but I tried to find a different technique…

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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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December 1, 2011 / Photography

Last year I wrote about the darkroom I had set up in my loft. Since then I’ve moved house, so I need to build the darkroom again. This time I…

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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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November 30, 2010 / Photography

This is a quick post to share a useful resource I discovered online. I’m a relative beginner in the darkroom, and occasionally I find that my negatives don’t come out…

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