Unfortunately I was not able to post any work for World Wide Pinhole Day yesterday, something urgent had come up and when I reached home it was late for me to start scanning. I will have results soon. Here is a snippet of what I had done yesterday morning:
Happy World Wide Pinhole Day to all you pinhole lovers! The weather forecast said there would be rain all weekend so I got myself started early this morning with some pinhole self-portraits. Might still have a go outdoors if the weather decides to hold up!
I wanted to share another comparison with tea and coffee with some old Cyanotype prints. Test Print #1 Preparation( mixing ratios): Bleach bath is one tablespoon washing soda in two liters of water. Toning bath is 15 teabags in 3 liters of water, (Orange Pekoe Tea). Rinse bath is cold tap water. *make sure the washing soda has completely dissolved and that your toning bath has cooled down to about room temperature before you begin the toning process* What […]
A Light Proof Box / Pinhole Photography (Part 12) DISTANCE AND COMPOSITION (some more helpful tips) One thing that I felt I needed to know when working with a pinhole camera, regardless of the angle of view, was what my composition be at a given distance. Since I like filling the frame this was something very important for me to know. I needed to know how far or how close I would need to be in order to get […]
Last week, I toned one of my older Cyanotype prints and had gone too far in the bleaching bath. In this journal entry I wanted to display the different stages a print goes through in a bleaching bath. Becoming aware of these stages can come in handy allowing you to know when enough is enough. As I have mentioned before, time in a bleaching bath will vary per print which is why I thought this would be something great […]
Yesterday was such a beautiful day, a day I was able to take advantage of and plan a walk about with a very good friend mine along with a roll of Ferrania P30 film. This was my first time using this film so it was very exciting. The walk about was not the only exciting part of the day, processing always gives me a kick of excitement too, every single time. The developer that I presently use is lford […]
This year I promised myself that I would do more travelling, in hopes of meeting others that share the same passionate heart, mind and spirit to the wonderful world of art and photography. I stuck to home and in this case, “home is not where the heart is” . My soulful place in art, photography …. is everywhere. Moving forward is key. Are you living in Ottawa who is in love with art and photography? I would […]