[Darkroom] who wants to do some E-6?

Kelly hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 17:18:52 UTC 2011

Hey kiddos.

We have our $100 raised (Rubin mostly) so I'm ordering the gear.

If you have slide film you'd like to develop, add yourself to the queue here:

When we have enough people who want to develop, we will mix up some E6 chems.


On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 15:12, david pan <kaptures at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Thanks Kelly for the heads-up on this.  I would be down with E-6'ing, if I
> were able to get out more and shoot.  But I haven't really been for a whiles
> now (as you know).  I wish you lots of success.
> I am sure y'all are already familiar with Photographer's Supply on Bryant
> (b/w 2nd & 3rd).  Sometimes they have cheap film: expired, discontinued,
> small lots, whatever.  I've picked up some Fuji Sensia 200 36 exp for about
> $3/roll, some Kodak Elite Chrome 100 & 200 for $2, some Rollei R6 400 36 exp
> b&w for $2/roll I think.  I know I got a bunch of Fuji T64 for crazy cheap
> (maybe $4) which is one of the best films to redscale IMHO.  I haven't been
> in for a long time, but it just depends on what they're clearing out ATM.
> Volker at Just Film was always nice to me, he's given me free rolls to
> review and give feedback on, but he'll never have anything bargain priced
> like Photographer's Supply might.
> If anybody out there likes crazy toy-camera like saturated colors and a good
> C-41 film stock for redscale that looks vintage, the former Konica Centuria
> 100 that is now branded as DNP Centuria 100.  Photo Plus on Polk was selling
> me these rolls for I think $4/ea, since I was buying several rolls per week
> a year or so ago (I think his name is Eric?).  You can read my film review
> on my flickr photo here.
> ---------------------------
> Just a brief intro of myself to the rest of you... Hi!  I was doing a lot of
> experimenting using homemade developers last year.  Using the standard
> Caffenol-C recipe (coffee as a film developer).  Then started using anything
> I could imagine and get my hands on: tea, rosemary, tobacco, wine, orange
> peels, Tang/Gatorade/Hi-C powered mixes (fail!), vitamin supplements, tree
> bark, etc.
> Somehow, I even got vibrant color from a few film/dev combo's.  Like the
> enclosed Velvia 50 using rosemary as a film developer.  Also attached: Fuji
> NPH 400 developed in coffee (Caffenol-C) and DNP Centuria 100 redscaled.
> While I doubt I can make it in to Noisebridge anytime soon, I have a heap of
> things to deal with right now, if anybody has any questions about homemade
> developers, perhaps I can try to be of some modest help?
> I also have the majority of a case of Fuji NPH 400 135-36 C-41 film laying
> around expiring.  I can offer Noisebridgers (?) 10 rolls if somebody wants
> to swing by Hayes Valley within the next week to pick it up.  This film
> stock used to sell for about $8/roll.  It had always been in a freezer until
> a few months ago, so the exp date on it is 3-2007.  But it should still be
> vibrant, reliable & excellent for a little while yet.  I simply don't know
> if I'm gonna need to move out from my place by July 1st, so after next week,
> I can't say if I will still be available.
> Best of luck with the E-6.  I am so jealous.  I'd love to visit Noisebridge
> sometime in the future & meet some fellow photography experimenters in the
> community.
> Cheers.
> David Pan
> 415.637.3713
> my flickr: ambientimages
> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 11:50 AM, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:
>> Done. Grab the money from me whenever.
>> --
>> Rubin Abdi
>> rubin at starset.net

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