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  1. B&W Reversal Film Processor - The design and construction...

    by , 01-16-2012 at 09:58 PM
    I have a few moments to myself at work presently so thought now is the time for me to post about my desire or is it need for a B&W reversal processor. I was not sure where to post his in the forums (Darkroom Equipment, Camera Building...) So here is the Blog.

    Why build from scratch. Well,

    1. I am processing far too much B&W reversal in 35 and 16mm to keep going with the LOMO tank - 800 to 1200 ft annually. It was a bugger to learn to load but not bad now I have ...

    Updated 01-16-2012 at 10:07 PM by Oxleyroad

    Building and Construction
  2. The End is Near; Buy Film or Order Champagne

    by , 01-08-2012 at 12:32 PM
    I am not in the habit of cutting and pasting items from forum posts into this little blog, but the flurry of opinion and argumentation makes it almost impossible to make a point that rises above the din. So I'll record my thoughts here in slightly expanded form.


    At issue is the demise of Eastman Kodak, that 120 year old American company founded by George Eastman himself in 1892. Kodak brought us so many wonderful "Kodak moments" that it's hard to imagine ...

    Updated 01-10-2012 at 09:05 AM by keithwms

  3. Timed

    by , 01-07-2012 at 08:35 PM
    Time is an inference
    Pressing on to our ends:
    Morbid clicks and beeps
    upon each increment-
    faster in the traffic.
    Even in this cold blur
    of numb inconsequence,
    We saw each other-
    Through the lens; then
    with a shutter's wink,
    the counting ceased:
    And you have become
    my enduring treasure.

    Updated 01-08-2012 at 09:35 AM by keithwms

  4. We need more *real* Jobs

    by , 12-27-2011 at 11:06 AM
    Count me among those who've just about had it with all the recent Steve Jobs adulation.

    So that I don't get hundreds of flames in my inbox from those who adore Apple products, I'll preface my comments with a few disclaimers. My first "real" computer (after the Commodore 64), was an adorable little Apple. And I worked hard to buy the next version, and the next. In college, I sold Apples- quite successfully, I might add. For all my image editing, I love my Apple. I ...
  5. Hie thee hence, 2011!

    by , 12-22-2011 at 12:05 PM
    Despite the title of this blog post, 2011 was not THAT bad of a year, although it could have been a hell of a lot better. Kicking things off, I was still in temporary employment limbo, waiting for my current employer to bring me on board officially. Then, in March (just about the same time my employer picked me up as a permanent employee) I split from my partner of 3 1/2 years, and it was an ugly split. I'm still paying the lawyer's bill until January. Yeah, it was THAT ugly that I had to get a ...



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