Month: January 2014
Airstrikes, Photography and Babies. an UJTU
Links to fun stuff: CHDK – The Canon Hacks Development Kit.
Guest Post: Restoring an IBM Selectric Composer – By ProfessorC
This is a story that you may have come across either in the Yahoo GolfBallTypewriter forum or if you happened to check out the Typewriter Database entry on this particular machine, but the Professor and I felt the story needed fleshing out – the sort of report that works well in the TypeCast format. I […]
Sweat, Gold and the Olivetti Ribbon Cover Exchange Chain…
The birth of the Olivetti Ribbon Cover Exchange Chain… Mr. Messenger’s blaze of heatstricken posting continues unabated… Mr. Petersen’s soon-to-not-be-lidless Olivetti Lettera 32…
Six Dollah Smith-Corona Corsair cleans up real nice!
Caffenol-C/C-41: Rolls 11 & 12 – Pushed development
On the advice of Notagain yesterday, I looked up what “push processing” was and simply enough it means “develop it longer”, which is a developing technique that allows you to fix underexposed negatives in development. Well, OK then. I shot a couple test rolls on the Nikon at 100ISO (using 400ISO C-41 film expired 9-2001) […]
Caffenol-C/C-41 project: 10 rolls in…
Caffenol-C/C-41 test #1 (success!)
Finally got my Paterson Universal developing tank in the mail today, and so I embarked upon developing my very first roll of film since about 1988. Just to make things interesting and cheap, I had prepared by obtaining 70 some-odd rolls of various C-41 process color print film that were well past their expiration date. […]
A Wedding, and the importance of multiple redundancy in your gear…
Straight into the raging flame…
Dad’s last trip to the lake.
Drove up to the mountains to0day with the family in town to spread my pop’s ashes out in one of his favorite fishing spots. Shot on vintage 2001 Sony DSC-F707 camera in “nightshot mode” (hot glass out of line), at near-infrared – Still using just a deep red filter to block light below about 500 […]