Author Archives: Peter Humble

Lessons from film

Now that I’ve come to the other side of my first batch of motion picture processing it’s worth noting some general observations about what has been discovered. In no particular order: B&W Reversal processing: The Fomapan stock needs to be developed … Continue reading

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About ORWO processing

Having processed some of the B&W ORWO stock that’s available at the moment I was wondering about how the stocks would handle neg processing. What difference might there be. After some research I found this guy in the US who … Continue reading

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First go at Slide film

I processed a couple of rolls of Velvia in the same chemicals I used for the Super 8 Ektachrome. Pretty happy. Overall they were a bit soft with a couple of exceptions. But the colour looks pretty good for a … Continue reading

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First Colour Reversal

I processed the colour using the 3 Bath Tetenal Kit. The B&W was the home brewed Tri-X formula.

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First Look at 16mm & 8mm B&W Reversal

10 months since I began, I’ve finally developed my first motion picture! The 16mm was ORWO and the 8mm was Tri-X. I processed them both as reversal in the LOMO tank using home mixed Tri-X formula . I’m pretty happy for … Continue reading

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First Tri-X Test

Crappy film off the wall telecine but I’m very pleased to get an image.The result, however,  does throw up many questions…… Thanks Andy for providing the test film! I also need to work out how to properly correct a negative … Continue reading

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More C-41

I processed another 3 rolls yesterday. I wasn’t sure if the developer would be any good as it’s been a few weeks since I first used it and there’s air in the bottle. Anyway, that developer has now processed 5 … Continue reading

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