[Darkroom] who wants to do some E-6?

Mike Estee mikest at gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 01:25:24 PDT 2011


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out of an abusive relationship with technology since 2010

On Aug 8, 2011, at 7:05 AM, Jas Strong <jasmine at heroicrobot.com> wrote:

> Okay so I'm back from Hawaii and I have (a) a tan and (b) eight rolls of E-6 that need processing.
> 
> Is this still happening?  Who wants to have a super happy E-6 developfest?  I can bring my tub & controller.
> 
> -J.
> 
> On 8 Jul 2011, at 11:33, Kelly wrote:
> 
>> Good! I have received the jugs but not the temp controller. The time is soon.
>> 
>> Be shooting slide film, people!
>> 
>> Kelly
>> 
>> On Jul 8, 2011 12:14 AM, "Joshua T. Cobos" <academicdecathlon at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > i'm going on a trip this weekend, i'll have some rolls when I get back.
>> > 
>> > 
>> > On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 10:18 AM, Kelly <hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > 
>> >> Hey kiddos.
>> >>
>> >> We have our $100 raised (Rubin mostly) so I'm ordering the gear.
>> >>
>> >> If you have slide film you'd like to develop, add yourself to the queue
>> >> here:
>> >> https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Darkroom/Color_development_donations
>> >>
>> >> When we have enough people who want to develop, we will mix up some E6
>> >> chems.
>> >>
>> >> -Kelly
>> >>
>> >> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 15:12, david pan <kaptures at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> > Hi all,
>> >> >
>> >> > Thanks Kelly for the heads-up on this. I would be down with E-6'ing, if
>> >> I
>> >> > were able to get out more and shoot. But I haven't really been for a
>> >> whiles
>> >> > now (as you know). I wish you lots of success.
>> >> >
>> >> > I am sure y'all are already familiar with Photographer's Supply on Bryant
>> >> > (b/w 2nd & 3rd). Sometimes they have cheap film: expired, discontinued,
>> >> > small lots, whatever. I've picked up some Fuji Sensia 200 36 exp for
>> >> about
>> >> > $3/roll, some Kodak Elite Chrome 100 & 200 for $2, some Rollei R6 400 36
>> >> exp
>> >> > b&w for $2/roll I think. I know I got a bunch of Fuji T64 for crazy
>> >> cheap
>> >> > (maybe $4) which is one of the best films to redscale IMHO. I haven't
>> >> been
>> >> > in for a long time, but it just depends on what they're clearing out ATM.
>> >> >
>> >> > Volker at Just Film was always nice to me, he's given me free rolls to
>> >> > review and give feedback on, but he'll never have anything bargain priced
>> >> > like Photographer's Supply might.
>> >> >
>> >> > If anybody out there likes crazy toy-camera like saturated colors and a
>> >> good
>> >> > C-41 film stock for redscale that looks vintage, the former Konica
>> >> Centuria
>> >> > 100 that is now branded as DNP Centuria 100. Photo Plus on Polk was
>> >> selling
>> >> > me these rolls for I think $4/ea, since I was buying several rolls per
>> >> week
>> >> > a year or so ago (I think his name is Eric?). You can read my film
>> >> review
>> >> > on my flickr photo here.
>> >> > ---------------------------
>> >> >
>> >> > Just a brief intro of myself to the rest of you... Hi! I was doing a lot
>> >> of
>> >> > experimenting using homemade developers last year. Using the standard
>> >> > Caffenol-C recipe (coffee as a film developer). Then started using
>> >> anything
>> >> > I could imagine and get my hands on: tea, rosemary, tobacco, wine, orange
>> >> > peels, Tang/Gatorade/Hi-C powered mixes (fail!), vitamin supplements,
>> >> tree
>> >> > bark, etc.
>> >> >
>> >> > Somehow, I even got vibrant color from a few film/dev combo's. Like the
>> >> > enclosed Velvia 50 using rosemary as a film developer. Also attached:
>> >> Fuji
>> >> > NPH 400 developed in coffee (Caffenol-C) and DNP Centuria 100 redscaled.
>> >> >
>> >> > While I doubt I can make it in to Noisebridge anytime soon, I have a heap
>> >> of
>> >> > things to deal with right now, if anybody has any questions about
>> >> homemade
>> >> > developers, perhaps I can try to be of some modest help?
>> >> >
>> >> > I also have the majority of a case of Fuji NPH 400 135-36 C-41 film
>> >> laying
>> >> > around expiring. I can offer Noisebridgers (?) 10 rolls if somebody
>> >> wants
>> >> > to swing by Hayes Valley within the next week to pick it up. This film
>> >> > stock used to sell for about $8/roll. It had always been in a freezer
>> >> until
>> >> > a few months ago, so the exp date on it is 3-2007. But it should still
>> >> be
>> >> > vibrant, reliable & excellent for a little while yet. I simply don't
>> >> know
>> >> > if I'm gonna need to move out from my place by July 1st, so after next
>> >> week,
>> >> > I can't say if I will still be available.
>> >> >
>> >> > Best of luck with the E-6. I am so jealous. I'd love to visit
>> >> Noisebridge
>> >> > sometime in the future & meet some fellow photography experimenters in
>> >> the
>> >> > community.
>> >> >
>> >> > Cheers.
>> >> >
>> >> > David Pan
>> >> > 415.637.3713
>> >> > my flickr: ambientimages
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 11:50 AM, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Done. Grab the money from me whenever.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> --
>> >> >> Rubin Abdi
>> >> >> rubin at starset.net
>> >> >>
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >>
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