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Konota C41 Development Bliss

Konota C41 Development Bliss

Color film development has always been hard for me, because of the absence of a water temperature controller in my apartment. At the end of my time in Baltimore, I had only ever processed E6, which is arguably more difficult than C41. Although I had a whole C41 kit, I was always waiting to accumulate enough rolls of film to justify breaking open the chemicals. I regret that greatly, because in…

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Developer Expiry Note - Ilford ID-11

Developer Expiry Note – Ilford ID-11

Almost a year ago, I returned to Singapore for my annual trip home and prepared a bottle of ID-11 developer, which I then left in a closed plastic bottle in a dark room, at room temperature (~26-28 degrees centigrade). I also diluted a bottle of Rapid Fixer to working concentration and did likewise. I did not expect either to still be active. However, out of desperation (and also a certain amount…

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Back in Singapore

I recently left Baltimore and am permanently back in Singapore. Truth be told, the transition has been difficult. Not only do I have to deal with the extremely hot and humid weather that never lets up, I’m also super stressed about work, finishing up my papers from Hopkins, and my accommodations. Right now, the wife, baby and I are holed up in my childhood (teenage?) home in Woodlands. To say…

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National Gallery of Art, Atrium 1 on Flickr.
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Winogrand-esque on Flickr.
I found it fitting to take this picture right after exiting from the Winogrand show at the National Gallery of Art in DC.

Winogrand-esque on Flickr.

I found it fitting to take this picture right after exiting from the Winogrand show at the National Gallery of Art in DC.

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Getting off the MARC train on Flickr.
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Reader on Flickr.

Reader on Flickr.

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Happy July Fourth, Internet! Here’s a picture of patriotic fireworks from my first July Fourth, on my last.

Happy July Fourth, Internet! Here’s a picture of patriotic fireworks from my first July Fourth, on my last.

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The British as still really into leather jackets. on Flickr.