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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 – A Roll of Eastman Kodak Double X 5222

Eastman Kodak Double X film is a 1960's Kodak Motion Picture film that Cinestill has loaded into cartridges and rebranded with their name on the cassette. I had read many great reviews about this film and I love the classic film look of it. If James Bond was shot with this film then I had… Continue reading Developing Adventures – A Roll of Eastman Kodak Double X 5222

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Developing Adventures – My First Try with Ilfotec DD-X

Today in my developing adventures, I tried out Ilfotec DD-X developer for the first time. It has been recommended to me by a couple of you for my pushing experiments because, according to Ilford, it gives full speed to films. Now, keep in mind this is not a formal review of this developer. This series… Continue reading Developing Adventures – My First Try with Ilfotec DD-X

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Developing Adventures – Pushing Ilford Delta 400 to 3200

In todays Developing Adventure, I wanted to talk about pushing Ilford Delta 400 to 3200. I liked my results at 1600, and was afraid pushing it further would introduce more grain and contrast than I like in my work. In some instances it was very much like Ilford Delta 3200 for obvious reasons. You can… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Pushing Ilford Delta 400 to 3200

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Developing Adventures – My First Time Shooting Fujifilm Neopan Acros 100 II Film

The original Acros film was discontinued in 2018 and it seemed to be mourned by film shooters around the world, which actually didn't go ignored by Fuji for long. I bought 4 rolls of Fuji's new release of its Professional Neopan Acros 100 II film back when it first came out in Spring 2020. I… Continue reading Developing Adventures – My First Time Shooting Fujifilm Neopan Acros 100 II Film

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Developing Adventures – My First Time Processing Color Film

This past Christmas I received the Cinestill C41 color film processing 2 bath powder kit from Kelsey's grandmother. It came with 3 pouches of powder chemistry, 2 accordion bottles, a tank, and two reels, two 1000ml jugs, and the TCS-1000 water heater; everything I needed to get started finally developing color film myself. I normally… Continue reading Developing Adventures – My First Time Processing Color Film

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Developing Adventures – Pushing Kodak Tmax 400 to 1600

Kodak Tmax was actually the first black and white film stock I ever shot with back around 2013 when I got back into film photography. It is a high contrast film, which isn't usually the look I go for these days, so I haven't shot with it much recently. However, I had a roll in… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Pushing Kodak Tmax 400 to 1600

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Developing Adventures – Pushing Kentmere Pan 400 to 1600

In my last Developing Adventure, I talked about pushing Kentmere Pan 400 to 800 and explained that it is a film stock manufactured by Ilford as a more affordable alternative to their HP5 400 Plus film, which is usually my go-to black and white film. (To catch up on my past developing adventures click here)… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Pushing Kentmere Pan 400 to 1600

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Developing Adventures – Pushing Kentmere Pan 400 to 800

In continuing my quest with pushing and pulling different black and white films, I have started to explore the more affordable film stocks for this endeavor as Jeremy Zorns on Facebook recommended. I don't know why I didn't even think to do that, but that's why I love this community because I tend to be… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Pushing Kentmere Pan 400 to 800

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Developing Adventures – Pushing Kodak Tri-X 400 to 3200

I bought a new lens for my Hasselblad 500 c/m, (that's another story) the Carl Zeiss Sonnar 150mm f/4 (the only Hassie lens I could afford), and needed to test it out. I had a roll of Kodak Tri-X 400, but needed more light indoors, so I figured it was a good time to test… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Pushing Kodak Tri-X 400 to 3200