Category : Darkroom

04 Jan 2017

St. Ansel’s Fire

Last night after everyone was in bed I turned off all the lights in the house and locked myself in the bathroom where I thought could be the darkest place in the house to load some film in preparation for developing. I brought my Patterson tank that can process two rolls of 35mm. The film was a roll of Kodak 800 from a Fun Saver disposable camera that I had given to my son so he could take his own […]

18 Dec 2016

Cleaning Up

Hey there! It’s been a while since I’ve made an actual blog post. I’ve been pretty busy working on a new film project with Casey Bennett called Pine Valley Films. It’s what I’m calling a micro production company. But I have decided to give a little bit of time back to this project. Need to find balance. I have taken down my computer repair Facebook page to dedicate more time to art. I will still fix the odd computer but […]

09 May 2016

Home Brew Darkroom

It’s a constant question online, how do you store your chemicals. Someone mentioned growler bottles from the craft brewery’s. Genius! The wife and I happened to be in Vancouver this past week and stopped in at the Granville Island Brewery for some taste testing and lunch. Checked out the gift shop and all the growlers were $5 each! I can’t even ship them at that price.

26 Feb 2016

The Cull of the Equipment

Started cleaning out the future darkroom this afternoon which means finally dealing with all the “stuff” that just hangs out in your life for no apparent reason. On top of that I now have acquired three darkroom setups over the past year which means I have a decent pile of stuff. So this is my opportunity to start really looking at all this equipment and finding what’s broken and worn, what needs repair and so on. I  also need to understand […]

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