Unicolor C-41 Film Developing Kit

It’s been about 2 years since I last developed colour film at home. Although I’ve always been happy with the results, I could never fully get behind the extra time it took to setup and get the chemistry up to working temperature. With black and white film, developing temperature is at 20 degrees Celsius, which…

Self-Portrait

I hate having my picture taken. It’s one of the main reasons I hide behind a camera. I’m also really shy about asking others if I can take their picture simply because people generally don’t like having their photo taken. This is something I’m trying to work on, but it’s difficult. Last fall, I purchased…

Snowshoeing in Millbrook Valley Trails

Back in February after a heavy snowfall, I took my oldest son snowshoeing in Millbrook. Until then, he’d only played with the snowshoes in the backyard. He was actually quite good at it, and only took a tumble when he was showing off or tried to run. We probably spent 2 hours hiking around and…

Toronto Photo Walk – Part 2

Back in December, my good friend Paul and I spent the day in Toronto shooting film. I’ve already posted some black and white images from this walk, and finally got around to developing the single roll of colour I shot that day. The images below were taken in Kensington Market – an area of Toronto…

Toronto Film Shooters Meetup – Spring 2018 – Unionville

Yesterday was the first Toronto Film Shooters meet-up of 2018 and it took place in Unionville. The sun was out, but the wind was fierce making it feel a lot colder than it should have been. Spent just over an hour walking around downtown Unionville with my Nikkormat FTn and Yashica MAT-124 both loaded with…

Sliding on New Years Eve

For New Years Eve, our group of friends thought it would be fun to take our kids sliding at the hill we grew up on in Pickering overlooking the nuclear power plant. The hill has changed quite a bit as it looks like the city was trying to discourage sliding there. We had the entire…