After success using this technique on a casino set, I decided to try again with a different subject. This time I chose some peppers. Everything else was the same – I shot the scene sequentially through red, green and blue filters – and recombined the three channels digitally. Once again, the green filter wasn’t the right shade […]Read more "Colour pictures from black & white film (again)"
There are tons of excellent written guides about how to work in a photographic darkroom. There are even a few videos, but because digital cameras don’t really work well in almost total darkness, the videos are usually a bit rubbish. However, I have a DSLR which has been converted for full spectrum photography (infra-red and […]Read more "Making a darkroom print"
I’ve always had a vague interest in film-making. As a child I borrowed my grandad’s VHS camcorder to make various kinds of film, such as this version of Thunderbirds dating from 1995. More recently, I’ve shot videos on my DSLR for the choir. A while back I was given a Super 8 camera but the high […]Read more "My first motion picture film"