Great Smoky Mountains National Park Lifts Ban

In a news release, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park lifts a ban on backcountry campfires. If you love the Smokes, then get connected and get my Free Smokies Insid...
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New Video Showing You The Process of Making a Silver Chloride Contact Printing Emulsion

In this video, I bring you behind the scenes in our darkroom where we are in the process of making a new batch of silver chloride emulsion so we can hand coat it on some...
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Tips on Making Silver Chloride Emulsions

In this video, I show you a brand new batch of silver chloride emulsion that we made the day before and what it looks like when it comes out of the refrigerator. I share...
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How A Middle School Dropout Changed Photography & The World Forever

In the video below, I share the story of how one made was able to change photography and the world forever. I also share some observations and tips that we can adapt and...
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My Creative Vision For 2022 - The Handmade Fine Art Large & Ultra Large Format Contact Print

Before I share my creative vision with you for 2022, I want to first tell you what I am doing, why I am doing it, and share the story of how photography was created by Wi...
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Edward Weston - The Early Years Book Review

Edward Weston: The Early Years hardcover book is an absolute treasure. I have always admired Weston for his simple large format contact printing methods, but I always wo...
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Darkroom Diary # 32 - Primer For Coating Silver Gelatin Emulsions on Paper

In this episode, I take you behind the scenes in my darkroom and walk you through the process of how to hand coat silver gelatin emulsions on paper so you can make everyt...
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Darkroom Diary # 40 - DIY Analog Handmade Silver Gelatin Emulsions

In this episode, I take you behind the scenes in my darkroom and walk you through the materials, tools, and supplies you will typically need as a modern day silver gelati...
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Large Format Pictorialist Silver Gelatin Prints Are The New 21st Century Alt Method

If you have been around photography for very long, then you already know that making any type of analog prints in the darkroom are generally considered to be alternative...
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Darkroom Diary Episode 23 (Ultra Large Format Silver Gelatin Contact Print)

In episode 23, Tim makes an ultra large format silver gelatin fine art contact print from a paper negative that he created when at a recent visit to Hodgson Mill in the M...
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