9 votes

Neighborhood fixer upper

4 comments

  1. [4]
    Grendel
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    Another attempt at darkroom printing. It's not where I want it yet but I'm making progress.

    Another attempt at darkroom printing. It's not where I want it yet but I'm making progress.

    1 vote
    1. [3]
      monarda
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      I actually quite like it and am wondering what about it you would have liked to be different?

      I actually quite like it and am wondering what about it you would have liked to be different?

      3 votes
      1. [2]
        Grendel
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        Thanks! I'd like to be able to get really crisp and clear prints. This one also has some fogging since I was out of proper fixer chemicals and had to improvise with salt water instead. I also...

        Thanks!
        I'd like to be able to get really crisp and clear prints. This one also has some fogging since I was out of proper fixer chemicals and had to improvise with salt water instead. I also ended up with some vignetting since this is a medium format negative that I tried to print with an enlarger lens made for 35mm.

        I do like the old-school artsy look, but so far everything I print has that and I'd like to improve to the point where I can create professional level prints.

        4 votes
        1. monarda
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          I see what you're talking about! When I think more about why I like the way this photo turned out, it's because of the nostalgia of looking through older photo albums, which over time has the left...

          I see what you're talking about! When I think more about why I like the way this photo turned out, it's because of the nostalgia of looking through older photo albums, which over time has the left the photos blurring at edges and changing colors. You're tying for the opposite of that!

          I can't wait to see what you do next!

          1 vote