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Developing Adventures – Pushing Fomapan 400 to 800

For my next Developing Adventure I am pushing Fomapan Action 400 film because it is super cheap at only $4 a roll on B&H and a Facebook user recommended it as well. I pushed this first roll to ISO 800 and processed it in Ilford’s Ilfotec DDX dilution 1+9 for 18 minutes agitating the first… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Pushing Fomapan 400 to 800

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Developing Adventures – Pushing Fomapan 400 to 1600

In this installment of my Developing Adventures, I will share my results with pushing Fomapan 400 to 1600. To see my results from pushing it to 800, click here. I shot this roll with my Leica M2 on a quick trip to the local mall. Developing the Fomapan 400 I processed this roll in Kodak… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Pushing Fomapan 400 to 1600

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Developing Adventures – Pushing Arista EDU 400 to 800

In this Developing Adventure, I will share my results pushing Arista EDU 400 to 800. In my Arista EDU article, I spoke about this film being similar to Fomapan. However, I have since learned that it is indeed a rebranded Fomapan Action 400. Freestyle Photo created this film as an affordable stock for students. Now… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Pushing Arista EDU 400 to 800

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My First Experience with Expired Film – Fujicolor Super G Plus & Fomapan 100

I had my first experience with expired film last month and I both liked it and hated it. In fact, I experienced alot of firsts in October. I used my first medium format film in my first medium format camera, a Mamiya 645, and I used my first expired 35mm film in my Canon TX.… Continue reading My First Experience with Expired Film – Fujicolor Super G Plus & Fomapan 100

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The Capitol 120 Box Camera

The Capitol 120 box camera was made by the company Metropolitan Industries in Chicago, Illinois around 1930. It came in two versions: one with a silver faceplate and black letters and one, like mine pictured below, with the black background and white letters. It gets its name from the Capitol building pictured on the front.… Continue reading The Capitol 120 Box Camera

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Developing Adventures – Arista EDU 400

On this developing adventure, I’ve shot a roll of Arista EDU 400 at box speed. Previously, I have shot Arista EDU 200 and liked my results, so I thought I would try this one. It is a very affordable film stock, therefore it is perfect to test in my quest to find an everyday film… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Arista EDU 400

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Developing Adventures – Pushing Arista EDU Ultra 400 to 1600

Last week I posted my results pushing Arista EDU 400 to 800, and today I am going to share my results pushing it to 1600. I actually shot this roll well before I shot it at 800 because I grabbed it to shoot when Kelsey and I went out one night. Developing the Film I… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Pushing Arista EDU Ultra 400 to 1600

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Mamiya RB67 Pro SD – My First Images

If you follow me on Instagram you may know I have been having a heck of a time picking up a Mamiya RB67 Pro SD. I will share the journey it took to get one, and my first photos taken with it. First though, let me explain why I wanted one. The Why Since I… Continue reading Mamiya RB67 Pro SD – My First Images

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Developing Adventures – My First Roll of Arista EDU Ultra 200 Film

In my developing adventures, I have been trying to find an affordable black and white film stock to push for indoor use. I’ve recently found Arista EDU Ultra film. It is a very affordable stock with the 200 ISO roll being only $4.99 and the 400 ISO roll $4.89. In this article, I will be… Continue reading Developing Adventures – My First Roll of Arista EDU Ultra 200 Film

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Developing Adventures – Pushing Kentmere Pan 400 to 3200

I have pushed Kentmere Pan 400 in previous articles and was happy with my results. It resembles Ilford HP5 400 film in contrast and grain. However, after my results with Kentmere pushed to 1600, I had a feeling that pushing it any further wouldn’t reap very good results, but I wanted to see for myself.… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Pushing Kentmere Pan 400 to 3200