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How to Sepia Tone a Photograph

Sepia toning a black and white print will add a very classic, timeless look to any black and white silver print and essentially turns a grayscale photo into a brownscale…

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Choosing the Right Film Print Paper

Guest article by Jordan Mendys When you are starting out making your own prints, you are going to be faced with a lot of different film paper decisions, and if…

Darkroom Supplies for Film Photography Printing

Guide to Photography Darkroom Set Up This guide to photography will discuss the basic set up for a photography film darkroom lab to print your own photo film. You can…

Split Filter Printing

When printing black and white prints in the darkroom, you essentially have two controls at your disposal: brightness and contrast. Brightness is controlled by the aperture and density of the…

Black and White Prints in the Darkroom

Printing black and white photography in the darkroom is still not uncommon, quote a few photographers still using traditional film photography techniques likely have a darkroom equipped for black and…

Contact Print

A contact print is a photographic image produced by laying the film, typically a negative, directly against photographic paper and exposing the paper to light. The term “contact print” derives…

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Contact Sheet or Proof

The contact sheet (also called contract proof) is a positive print of all the negative images from a roll of 35mm film or medium format film. Contact sheets are typically…