Tag Archives: Black & White

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 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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35mm Bulk Film Loader

Having just bought a bulk load roll of Arista B&W 100 ISO, I’ve been searching around for a 35mm bulk film loader. From my research it seems that people are recommending the Alden. They’re a bit hard to find in … Continue reading

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First Hand Processed Shots

With the dark room finished I was finally able to put it to use. Here’s a few images from the first hand processed roll. Very happy with the way the neg turned out…                 Recipe: Film Freestyle/Arista Legacy Pro … Continue reading

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First Result!!

I more or less followed the Massive Developing Chart in my iphone and at the end of it all I had a neg!! I hung it up to dry overnight. (It was late by the time I’d finished) and I’ve … Continue reading

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Mad Scientist

Took a trip to BlancoNegro to get my hands on some developer and got talking to Chris, who’s the main man there. On his advice I bought some Fomadon R09 which he said was a Rodinal type developer. After mentioning … Continue reading

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Processing Prep

Just went and shot two test rolls of Lucky SHD 100. I framed up a shot with some trees and sky then fired off the 2 rolls in quick succession. The shot below I took with my iphone to show … Continue reading

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