First steps to modify the film before its exposure. I've read the article about the salty water and also the one about the dishwasher bath for the filmrolls. Well, I am not so known yet in LabRat so I thought of starting from the very beginning.
My first filmroll i just drop it into a hot and boiling bath – ordinary water! I let is drown for about 5 minutes and dried the pulled out film over a heater in a darkroom. All in all nothing special, but the results are quite nice, all pictures got a light purple fog.
In the second round I wanted to go slowly forward so I’ve tried boiling sodawater. Had the film dried again over the heater and on the next day I ran out to shoot some pictures. The first once are quite similar to the hot water once, only a slight of color is seen on the bottom but as forward as I shoot, the pictures get more and more a purple fog, color-bubbles and blue stripes till there are no motives at all visible.
I think, I am fixed on experiments now and I will go further. we’ll see which ingredient I will try next!
It was the Amazon which I had longed for my whole life. And when it was finally a set deal that I will travel to Brazil with two of my best friends for the Copa do Mundo (World Cup), we really had to start our adventure in the Amazon. I had known about this magical place deep in the rainforest. There was a lodge run by local people of indigenous background, with wooden houses that float on the water and a limited number of visitors. It was eco-tourism as how it should be. To preserve and to celebrate one of the most impressive locations I have seen so far.
Aside from photography, newcomer Dmitri Berenger enjoys a multitude of hobbies including gardening, watching movies, and discovering music. In this interview, he talks about his photographic style, his inspirations, choosing film cameras over digital gear, and many more.
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London based photographer Cat Stevens uses the softer, more subtle aesthetics of film photography throughout her work. Her shoots consist of the familiar light leaks and washed out tones that most film shooters will be familiar with. She has photographed artists such as Deerhunter, PJ Harvey and recently took a series of sun drenched beach shots which adorned The Charlatans' last album cover titled "Modern Nature."
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This article is dedicated to Bruce Davidson, one of the most important American documentary photographers and a leading figure of the Magnum agency. Recalling his photos of the Worcester Fire Department in 1999, I'll show you my coverage of Como Fire Department's public demonstration, an annual event commemorating St. Barbara.