Many of you have read the phrase, "...inverting and righting the tank with a twisting motion of your wrist. Turn the tank completely upside down, then reverse the process..." But did you know exactly what to do after your first read? You''d probably read it again, right? Well here's a short description of how you would actually agitate your developer in a canister.
Well, first of all, you shouldn’t agitate your developer with a mission to get it angry. Agitating is actually something that is done with a nice flow. You might even compare it to an elegant dance.
Check out the video below to learn how to correctly agitate once you’ve placed your film and developer inside the canister.
When asked to recall the moment they first became truly interested in photography, most photographers would remember the magical feeling of picking up a hand-me-down or secondhand camera, the thrill of shooting an entire roll through, and the elation upon seeing and holding their first ever set of photographs. Caleb Savage, however, had quite a unique experience. At 10 years old, he had his first taste of working in the darkroom making prints at Boy Scout camp, thereby beginning a more than a decade-long affinity with photography.
You read the right, folks! The 175 Years of Petzval Legacy Competition is officially extended. Discover the additional prizes awaiting our lucky winners and meet the esteemed Petzval photographers that comprise our jury.