Lumen redux

Zucchini Another lumen print, this time a composition of zucchini slices, leaves and blossom. Have you tried making any lumen prints? If so, please add a comment and share your experience.

Lumenosity

Russian Iris This is a lumen print, which is basically a photogram. It’s made with expired black and white silver gelatin photo paper. That’s right – you get a colour print using black and white paper. You might be thinking, what kind of darkroom...

Juxtaposition

I spent a couple of pleasant hours in the darkroom this afternoon making a few proof prints. These two images were juxtaposed on the film and contact sheet as shown here. When I made the proof print on the left, I realized it’s correct orientation was portrait,...

Mystical

Undisclosed location I captioned this image as undisclosed location a bit tongue-in-cheek. Just looking at it I cannot unequivocally say which of the local parks I was in when I made the image. I’m sure it’s noted on the negative sleeve and even possibly...

Carpet of Gold

Elk Lake I made this image with a modified Holga and expired colour negative film. Shortly after I got my first Holga, I started messing around with it and a few others I subsequently purchased. Straight Holga shots were certainly intriguing, but I wanted to push the...