Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Black and White Film Photography

Three pictures I have taken. I took these with a Pentax K1000 with a 50mm lens and no filter. I loaded the film onto reels, developed the reels and then printed these pictures one at a time. It is a very time consuming process but it is fun too.

This guy landed in Shelton one day. He dreams of opening a legal marijuana pharmacy in this store.

Taken in a clear cut.

My daughter and a pile of old Olympia Beer cans near Lake West

I printed the next two from some old black and white negatives I found in my grandparents basement after my grandparents passed away. I wish my family would have let me have all the negatives so I could develop them.

I think this is great-grandma rigney

I don't know who this guy is. My Professor says this looks like it was taken in the 1940's. It was in the same film strip as the one above.

I also have printed a negative of Grandpa Lycan's oil well and what might have been his house. If my mother reads this blog maybe she can tell me who these people are.


kadfoto said...

Good job!

I miss having access to a darkroom. It is indeed a fun process to load film, develop and then enlarge/print pictures.

Especially fun to go back and print pictures from old negatives!

Seth M. Ward said...

Really enjoyed this posting. Great work on the pictures. My heart is in photography....though my head is in driving trucks. Maybe one of these days I will find the time to study it more than just "Introduction to Photography" in college. Keep up the great work.