Things are redeveloping

Last night I tried a new process: lith redevelopment. I took some prints that I had done using standard developer, bleached them back, and redeveloped them in the lith. I like the softer brown tones I get compared to the strong yellow with regular lith.

West Philly morning

Waiting to open.

Apologies Ms. O’Keefe

Release Remote Control

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She’s lost control

I don’t think of myself as a photographer. My mental image of a photographer is a tightly wound old dude. Like Ansel Adams approaching the craft like an engineer: testing films, chemicals, lenses, and shutters. It just doesn’t seem like a place for me.

What can I gain by giving up control? What do I stand to lose? Where is the line?

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Those trucks are tamping down the chaos

 

Sometimes my process is out of control.

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The chaos is built into this one

 

All the way to Tacoma

Spent part of this week outside of Phoenix on an business trip. As usual, I spent most of my time in the hotel, but I did sneak out one evening for some shots of the golf course with my Diana and a roll of Ilford Fp4.

Moonrise

Late tee time

A river runs through it

Kept expecting the Coyote to jump out from behind these

Fresh Prints

Here are the highlights from my past few weeks in the darkroom. Most of these are printed on some expired Kodak Kodabromide paper I got from eBay. One is expired Agfa Brovira 111. Which is which should be obvious 🙂

Not sure if this Agfa Brovira 111 is a true lith, but I like the tones

 

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I was very happy with this one

 

That background is crazy

 

Things got dark quick