San Jose, CAUSA 95129
December 2, 2009
Been shooting LF for about 8 years now, started with a Crown Graphic...
landscape, urban, cultural
B&W; films: Kodak: TMX, TXP, and TMY-2, Ilford: FP4 and HP5; developers: XTOL, Pyrocat-HD, Rodinal; sometimes I use Ilford RC paper negatives for 8x10 pinhole
all traditional silver gelatin darkroom work; developers: Print WA [Agfa warmtone clone] Kodak Dektol; paper: Ilford warm tone fiber glossy, occasionally some older Agfa and Forte; some sepia toning with either Virodon, or Legacy-Pro, or Moersch
5x7 and 4x5: Canham, Chamonix; homemade foam-core 8x10 pinhole...
Still learning. Trying to get 'Further In' like Greg Brown.
There is a diversity in approaches, but all share a common love for photography and nature along with an openness and willingness to share ideas - truly a fine group of people.