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  • Minolta XG-1: A budget option that gets you 99% the way there

    Posted on 14 June, 2021 / 6 min read

    The moment I got my hands on my end-all 35mm camera, a black Minolta XD, I decided to sell off the XG-1 to a friend for a decent price. I…

  • Black and white developer recipes

    Posted on 15 April, 2021 / 23 min read

    The infromation is slowly disappearing from the net. The other day I realized I cannot find the recipe for D-76d I've been using! So there's…

  • Dealing with expired slide

    Posted on 09 April, 2021 / 5 min read

    We all know how to deal with expired color and black and white negative already. Overexpose one stop per d- I mean, bracket, test…

  • The Void

    Posted on 11 March, 2021 / 3 min read

    During my first steps in photography, it seemed to me like the gear used was super important. Lenses, bodies. I mean, I had a Zenit ET for…

  • Gallery launched

    Posted on 14 February, 2021 / 1 min read

    This was a pain. Mostly because of the technology I chose. CV-driven development requires some dedication, and sacrifice. Getting out of the…

  • Finally bought a domain!

    Posted on 23 January, 2021 / 1 min read

    This is it. Hello, world. (world: Helloo, spaqin) It's working, and it's quite a spectacle. But I'm sure it took less work than this…