Typically I wait until I have 10-12 rolls to process, develop them then print
> On Aug 4, 2019, at 11:16 AM, DZDub <jdubikins@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 4, 2019 at 10:50 AM Marc Boxerman via olympus <
> olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>>> Does anyone shoot film on this list anymore?
>> I’m a long-time lurker but have been a member of the list for over a
>> decade. About a year ago I started to shoot film again. The reason? My
>> nephew (who was 13 at the time) found his father’s old Ricoh KR-5 and
>> started shooting with it, which led to his desire to learn to develop and
>> print black and white film. I found a community darkroom (we live in
>> Chicago). One visit was all it took for the bug to bite. We now go
>> monthly. I advise him on such things as dodging/burning and contrast, but
>> otherwise we each print our own work. He saved up for an OM-2n, which he
>> selected so he could borrow my lenses. For his most recent birthday I gave
>> him accessory shoe 4 and a T-32 flash. He says he prefers film because the
>> process slows him down and requires him to think more carefully about his
>> shots, and he loves the by-hand work of the darkroom over sitting at a
>> computer. I confess it is nice going cell-phone and tablet free for the
>> hours we print. His printing skills have improved markedly over the past
>> year too.
> Hi Marc,
> It's nice to hear from you. Maybe this is a silly question, but are you
> developing and printing in the same session? Also curious about what film
> and process chemistry you enjoy.
> Joel W.
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