This cable release has been in my possession for at least 25 years. It still functions perfectly and has never let me down.
I have been using these tongs in my darkroom for such a long time. I can only hazard a guess and say I began using them at least 15 years ago, I built my darkroom in the garage around 2000-2001.
It’s funny how you put up with things. As soon as I grabbed a fresh pair my ability to work with wet prints in developer then improved immeasurably.
Still getting 15 plus years out of a piece of equipment is pretty good in this day and age of new hardware and software every 18 months.
I recently discover this gem of a website called Photographic Memorabilia. A great source of information an many things, Ilford and photographic.
Researching analogue processes this week for work has lead me down a veritable rabbit hole of information. I am teaching a process that requires a certain level of finesse and attention to detail. Also this is a particular part of the process that I have not had to draw on in my own practice for some… Continue reading Old School. New School.
Enlargers, the good the bad the ugly? I am often asked about all kinds of photography equipment, from cameras to tripods to enlargers and everything in between. Recently I was asked about what is a good enlarger so as I have yet too add this FAQ to my website I’ll start with a blog entry… Continue reading Enlargers?