it’s the quality of the blur which is being commented upon, not the fact that it’s there...
I finally got the process as far as this, it's about as far as I'm going to take it for now. This is a contact print from a lith negative. I coated both sides of a glass plate (gives a nice three dimensional effect) in a solution of violin rosin in ethyl alcohol (0.5g in … Continue reading Physautotype – redux
Some darkroom playtime the other day, ink water and a flashlight. The first one makes me think of a lugubrious squirrel 😀 And still in the theme of contact printing, but something I'm working on right now, cyanotype (wares formula). Not too bad a print 😛
Well, the crit seemed to go ok, the feedback that I got was all along the lines of the stuff that I'd been thinking about when I was preparing and selecting. Having given it a days thought, I shortened that in the critique to a verbal "I'm interested in how photography can make icons of … Continue reading Finished work, and an unfinished camera.
Some things I've tried - first up an orotone - which is a fancy term for painting the back of a positive gold (you're supposed to use a 'particular' paint, but whatev's, I just used oil paint) A black print (yup, I made that name up) - sorta like an ambrotype, but not like an … Continue reading Progress
First off, the minolta 16 film I got with my 16p seems to be stuffed, it's hardly surprising given that it's 50 years out of date for it to be a bit fogged - but this has been left somewhere hot and damp for a very long time - after developing the d-max was about … Continue reading Super 8 Developing and filing camera’s
I had these in a drawer unfixed - they were failed lumen prints, they were just waiting for me to eventually throw them away - instead I decided to see what happened when I threw thm in some developer in daylight - it seems the lumen print acts as something of a resist. The ones … Continue reading Chemigrams, I guess?