How to retrieve the film leader from a 35mm film canister

Does your film camera automatically spool the film back into the canister all the way? Do you crank the film back completely yourself? Would you like to retrieve the film from the canister without ruining the canister, perhaps to bulk load new film into it? Here’s a short video how to retrieve the film leader […]

We Came So Far..

Posted on May 19, 2016 in Analog, Analoog, Black&White, Darkroom, Must-Valge

Shot on Ilford HP5+ Developed in Ilford HC Minolta XE-5 Vivitar Series 1 24-70mm

A 30 years old paper developer

Posted on Feb 22, 2016 in Analog, Analoog, Black&White, Darkroom, Fomaspeed, Must-Valge, UP-2

Here’s a Soviet-era paper developer UP-2. Produced in 1986. Still works like a charm.

Ultra-simple box camera action

Posted on Dec 18, 2014 in Analog, Analoog, Black&White, Must-Valge

Kodak Brownie with single timed shutter speed (around 1/40th), Fomapan 400 hand-rolled to 620 spools, developed in Ilford ID-11

The Bum King (takes control)

Posted on Dec 1, 2014 in Analog, Analoog, Black&White, Must-Valge

Minolta X700, Kodak Tri-X 400@800, Ilford ID-11