This post is one in a series called ‘behind the scenes’. The series describe how I visualise images and then the difficulties of putting these visualisations into effect as pictures.
Last year, just before the first COVID lock-down in England, I went walking in Sussex with my daughter. One of the towns we visited was Rye in East Sussex. I was curious how it might have changed since my last visit some 45 years ago.
This site is partly about sharing frustrations in learning film photography. A difficulty I am having at the moment is the appearance of tide-marks on my negatives after processing with Tetenal C-41 kit using a Jobo.
The tide marks are very evident in the photograph below. Shame, as I quite like the picture. I can clean the negative, but of course it’s better to avoid the problem in the first place.
The railroad towns of North Dakota: Minot, Granville, Towner, Rugby, York. Small places, conservative, quiet.
I have always wanted to process colour film, particularly Kodak Portra 160 in 120 format, but every time I thought about it, I was put off by what I read …