Month of Film – Part 3

My Month of Film has come to an end. I have to say that this was probably the most liberating month of shooting that I have had in years! No worries about anything digital except for scanning the negatives into the computer and editing my favorite images. I only used a few different films, Fuji Acros 100, Ilford FP4+,  and Ilford Delta 100 all developed in Ilford Ilfotec-DDX. The main thing I learned from this experiment was to take my time and think about what I was shooting. I made a point to look at shadows and light and also composition. To…

Developing B&W Film in the Kitchen

Developing film is actually not a hard process at all. It just takes a little practice and patience to do it and get great results. Of course you need a film camera but those are really inexpensive now and you can get some really good equipment for just a few hundred dollars. Or perhaps you have an old Canon AE-1 or Nikon FE in your closet. Get some film and go for it. I like to use Ilford film. I have for years and the quality is consistent. Maybe because all they make is black and white film. I also…