In my last blog I lambasted the hassles I was having with scanning negatives lately. The Lomo DigitaLIZA holder which I have used for years simply wasn’t holding the latest batch of films that I’d developed flat – sometimes to such an extent that they wouldn’t even stay in the holder itself. I got slightly better […]Read more "New Scanner Results…"
I’ve never been one for rigidly sticking to rules or following recipes, preferring to experiment and play things by ear. As a result, it means I’m pretty terrible at baking, and have a whole bunch of bad habits when it comes to developing film. Through trial and error I have come up with a process that […]Read more "Cleaning up my film development act"
When I found out that Polaroid were going bust, I bought up a whole pile of already (or just about to be) expired stuff to stockpile. I think it was about 2007 when the rumours came to be true – which makes sense given the expiration dates of the remaining packs I have in my […]Read more "The last of the Polaroids (almost)"
This is a post I’ve had queued up for ages but haven’t posted. Imagine you’re reading this a few months ago: I’ve been a busy guy lately. A man with a plan. A man in demand. International man of mystery. Etc. Okay, not quite, but it seems like our group of friends from school days […]Read more "Film Pics at night"
A while ago I had mused about how I wished that it was possible to edit all my pictures using the tactile format afforded by the VSCO app on mobile. My pal Lee beat me to the punch and set up a tablet where he now processes pretty much all of his work… And it […]Read more "Photo Blogging with VSCO and Hudl"
The Problem Backups are a constant problem for avid photographers. Even if you keep copies on external hard drives, you really need an off-site backup as well, incase there’s a fire or some other (far more likely) disaster like a disk failure. Personally, I keep numerous backups, one on a 4TB RAID external drive (spread […]Read more "Using Flickr for Backups"