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Isle of Dogs Contact Sheet

Contact sheet of a black and white film of The Isle of Dogs

Last week, we set out for a walk around the Isle of Dogs, visiting Canary Wharf, Heron Quays and West India Pier before torrential rain started! We had to abandon our walk around the headland, and headed towards Crossharbour DLR station. After the rain cleared up, we explored around Millwall Inner and Outer Docks before heading home from Heron Quays.

Shot on a Pentax Super ME with Ilford FP 4+ 125 film, using SMC Pentax-M 28mm f/2.8 and SMC Pentax-M 135mm f/3.5 lenses.

Developing Black and White film at Home

An overview of the method I use to develop Ilford black and white film.

Before the recent Coronavirus lock-down began I started to shoot film using my Dad's old Pentax Super ME SLR camera, and I started to learn how to develop the film myself.

With the lock-down looming, I decided to purchase a starter kit to develop film at home. And as part of that, I've decided to share my method, findings and extra information on doing it here.

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