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Re: [OM] SEEKING OM Film Developing and Printing

Subject: Re: [OM] SEEKING OM Film Developing and Printing
From: Mark Kronquist <mak@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 4 Aug 2019 11:37:39 -0700
Typically I wait until I have 10-12 rolls to process, develop them then print 
en masse 

> 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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