New One on One Analog Photography Workshops Available With Tim Layton

One of the things that people asked me about many times over the years is if I would be willing to do some in person workshops. I listened to everyone and I am now offer...
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Silver Gelatin Dry Plate Storage Tips For Long-Term Preservation

In this article, I share some tips and ideas of how to store silver gelatin dry plates for long-term preservation. If you investing the time in creating and using silver...
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Silver Gelatin Dry Plate Developer Formulas Kodak D-49 & D-19 & Bonus Tips and Info

If you are using commercial dry plates, then you most likely using Kodak HC-110 as the recommended developer. While HC-110 can do the job, I wanted to share a couple of...
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New Handmade Silver Gelatin Emulsions Community

One of the things that I am most excited about in terms of the new darkroom is having a large area dedicated to making handmade silver gelation emulsions so I can make my...
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Darkroom Diary Episode 8 - May 25, 2021

In Episode 8 of Tim Layton's Darkroom Diary, Tim Jr helped build some floor to ceiling shelving on the south wall to organize all the chemicals, paper, and darkroom suppl...
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Darkroom Diary Episode 7 - May 21, 2021

In episode 7 of my Darkroom Diary, Tim Jr and I got our Beseler 45V-XL enlarger with the Heiland 8x10 cold light head and split grade controller installed and mounted tod...
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Darkroom Diary Episode 6 - May 20, 2021

In episode 6 of my Darkroom Diary, I share the progress that I made today on getting my 8x10 Beseler 45V-XL 8x10 enlarger with Heiland LED cold light head mounted and ins...
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Darkroom Diary Episode 5 - May 19, 2021

In the fifth episode of my new Darkroom Diary, I am painting the workbenches that I was able to salvage from the building when I purchased it. Next, I will be working on...
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High Tech Tesla Used Wild Horses To Lure Workers To Nevada (There is More To The Story)

In an article by Julie Gerstein at Business Insider, she reports " Tesla used wild horses to lure candidates out to its Nevada factory, but animal advocates say its prese...
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Darkroom Diary Episode 4 - May 17, 2021

In the fourth episode of my new Darkroom Diary, I am painting the main walls of the darkroom and I share the color I selected along with some additional updates on plumbi...
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