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Most images on this site were taken with cameras. :)

I used to have a smart alec sentence here which asked what did it matter which kinds I used. Well, that was in the days of film. The body was just a light-tight box. Now, the sensor does matter. Most of the images here were taken with either a Leica M6 or a Canon EOS 1v and trusty film. Many of the newest ones were taken with a Canon EOS 5D, 40D, or 1D IV.

Film used:

Fuji Neopan Acros 100
Xtol 1:1 for 9.5 mins at 68 F
Xtol 1:3 for 12 mins at 70 F
Fuji Neopan 400
Xtol 1:1 for 9.75 mins at 68 F
Xtol 1:3 for 14.5 mins at 70 F
Fuji Neopan 1600
Xtol 1:1 for 7.5 mins at 68 F
Xtol 1:3 for 12 mins at 70 F
Fuji NPS (160 C41)
Fuji NPH (400 C41)
Ilford Delta 100
Xtol 1:1 for 10.5 mins at 68 F
Ilford Delta 400
Xtol 1:1 for 11.5 mins at 68 F
Kodak Tmax 100
Xtol 1:1 for 9.25 mins at 68 F

Curious what Fujicolor Superia 1600 looks like, exposed at 1600? I was, too. Film shots were scanned on a Polaroid SS4000 at 2000 or 4000 dpi. Depended on what size print I wanted to make at the time. Resized for the web using Photoshop.

More questions? Take a look at my Xtol FAQ and list of Canon EF lenses.

While we're at it, here's a calibration bar I've used to set my monitor so I can see the blackest black and the whitest white:

calibration bar

A detailed calibration page is also available.

Digital Ethics

What makes you think I have any ethics let alone digital ones? I limit my digital manipulations such that the images I present are as close as possible to the ones I imagined.


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