Photo Essay: Great Smoky Mountains

Here are a few pictures from my recent trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Mrs. Lite and I stayed in nearby Gatlinburg at the Hampton Inn right smack in the middle of town which was a great location within convenient walking distance to several attractions, restaurants, and bars.  From there, it was also a … Continue reading Photo Essay: Great Smoky Mountains

Off to the Smokies!

I'll be away this week to enjoy some time off in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  There are all kinds of great hiking in that area, and Mrs. Lite & I are looking forward to spending some time on the trails.  Have a good week everyone!

Part 2: How to process your own black and white film

Last week, we discussed supplies needed and preparation of the various chemistry required to develop your own black and white film (click here for Part 1).  This week, we'll go over the process itself. Here's a big picture overview of all the steps: Developer Water rinse (or optional Stop Bath) Fixer Water rinse Optional Wetting … Continue reading Part 2: How to process your own black and white film

Part 1: How to process your own black and white film

Earlier this decade when I was getting more into photography as a hobby, I frequently took my Holga camera on my travels and decided after a few trips that it was worth learning how to develop my own black and white film.  The reasons for this were cost and convenience; getting B&W negatives professionally developed … Continue reading Part 1: How to process your own black and white film