Hello again, analogue lovers! I hope you haven't been waiting too long for the second part of this tutorial. I hope that, now that you're well-informed on the basic equipment you'll need for C-41 home development, you're ready for the actual development process itself, which we will be covering in its entirety in this article.
Currently on view in London's Atlas Gallery are these never-before-seen photos by surrealist artist Man Ray, saved by darkroom printer Pierre Gassman from contact sheets he had left behind. The acquisition of this collection clues us in on the often overlooked role developers play in a photographer's creative process.
After the success of the Daguerreotype, and as the interest in capturing and preserving images continuously rose, man sought to develop a way to produce multiple copies of the same image. And thus, the collodion process was born.
Here’s something quick and fun that you might want to share with your clueless but shutter-happy friend: an animated video by photographer Eva Timothy tracing the evolution of cameras!