Ansco Super Hypan, redux

A couple of years back, Compania Imago made some 3d printed film canisters, and I ordered up 10 rolls, partly to support them, but mostly to get some reloadable film canisters.* I shot through most all of that film within 6 or 8 months, but I saved one roll of 1964 expired Ansco Super Hypan. […]

It’s an FP4+ Party! (and brief review)

Ilford’s FP4+ is the newest version of its excellent, medium speed, cubit grain, panchromatic black & white stock. The first FP4 appeared 10 years before I was born, and the Plus version  appeared in 1990. I shot my first roll of it back in 2015, and over the past year and a bit, I’ve taken […]

perfect for us our light

Here’s a good dua for Martin Luther King day, from Surah at Tahrim (66:8): رَبَّنَا أَتْمِمْ لَنَا نُورَنَا وَاغْفِرْ لَنَا ۖ إِنَّكَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ rabbana atmim lana noorana waghfir lana innaka AAala kulli shay-in qadeer Our Lord, perfect for us our light and forgive us. Indeed, You are over all things competent.

Apples and Errors

I got off work yesterday at 2:30pm and arrived home by 3:15 or so. I had a very brief nap, shot a quick unboxing video of the SP-445 and had it posted by 5:15. By 6:15, I had two negatives drying in the shower and was changing clothes to go mow the lawn. I expected […]