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Technical Notes

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I have a separate website for illustrated technical articles and videos for black and white film and darkroom photography. It includes a Tutorials section, Blog, FAQ's, Events and a Gallery of Photographs. That is where all of the new technical information for film and darkroom now lives. All available free of charge and free access, no sign-in needed. The information below is a trimmed down version of what is freely available on DarkroomDave.com

Articles

Frequently Asked Questions

Hill and Mountain Photography
This article discusses some tips and techniques for taking photos out in the field, as well as some general photography advice. read article...

My Equipment for Hill and Mountain Photography
For general advice I have written an article on equipment for digital and film camera users. read article...

Using Digital Cameras for Black and White Landscape Photography
This article discusses the use of digital cameras and includes tips for understanding all the different modes you have access to.read article...

Hints and Tips on Darkroom Printing Techniques
Some of these are the techniques that I cover on my black and white darkroom printing workshops so if you attended one of these, these notes may serve as reminders of what was covered and help you sort out that difficult negative! read article... 

There is lots more free advice and video tuition on my www.darkroomdave.com website

Processing your first black and white film
This covers the equipment, how to do it and the chemicals needed along with film development information to allow you to process your first black and white film.

This document was produced by Ilford Photo, manufacturers of the film, paper and chemicals that I use and is repeated here with their kind permission. read article...

Making your first black and white print
This covers setting up a darkroom and using Ilford Multigrade paper to make your first black and white print.

This document was produced by Ilford Photo, manufacturers of the film, paper and chemicals that I use and is repeated here with their kind permission. read article...

A5 sized double-sided crib sheet - Side 1 Useful camera settings and composition advice. Side 2 Adobe Photoshop simple editing tips. 

 

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