Tag: Pyrocat HD

Swan By the Water

Early morning by the water in the Beaches recently. A few swans have taken up residence.

Hasselblad 500CM, 80mm/f2.8 Zeiss Planar lens
Ultrafine Extreme 400 @ EI 200
developed in Pyrocat-HD developer


Telephoto in Ashbridges Bay

I need to use my Sonnar 250mm/f5.6 lens on my Hasselblad more often. It performs very well wide open, and makes handheld shots practical.   Hasselblad 500CM, 250mm/f5.6 Zeiss Sonnar lens with orange filter Ilford HP5 Plus film, developed in Pyrocat HD

An Adventure

So on Saturday I thought I had a roll of Kodak Tmax 100 loaded in my Rolleiflex. I was shooting it at EI 50 to try a technique I had heard about. When I finished the roll and unloaded the camera I found to my horror that it had been a roll of Tmax 400, thus I had overexposed by 3 stops. I did some research/guesswork, and tried developing it in Pyrocat HD developer for 10 minutes and I got very usable negatives. When I mixed up the Pyrocat HD solution it turned bright green, which I have not seen before, but it still worked!

Near the Water

A Lonely Stone

I was at the St. James Cemetery this past Sunday morning, testing out a Zorki 4 (a Soviet era rangefinder) with an Industar-22 lens. The cemetery is a mature one, fairly full, but there is this one stone alone, isolated. I wonder why?

Lonely gravestone


Zorki 4, Industar-22 50mm/3.5 lens
Svema Foto 200 film, developed in Pyrocat-HD,
1+1+100, 16 minutes @ 20 C

Another Image with the Kiev and Jupiter 12

In Taylor Creek Park there is a lot of interesting fallen wood, almost like driftwood writ large, but there is no lake or ocean around. This log has caught my eye on more than one occasion.

Kiev plus Jupiter 12


Kiev IIIa, Jupiter 12 35mm/2.8 lens,
Svema Foto 200 film developed in Pyrocat-HD,
1+1+100 fo 16 minutes @ 20 C