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Here I publish materials on analogue photography topics I take interest in. The key ones are films, printing, liquid emulsion, and everything photography-related.

Rodinal B&W developers: Adox, Adonal, R09 One Shot, AGFA, Fomadon © Sasha Krasnov

Film developing with Rodinal

Rodinal is a film developer, the recipe of which was introduced by Agfa in 1892 and which has been actively used since then despite the fact that photographic…

Liquid emulsion prints - The City of New York (c) Sasha Krasnov

New York // Photography prints

At first, I planned to write a very detailed blog entry about my trip to New York but when I put all the prints together and tossed out…

Liquid emulsion prints - Street photography (c) Sasha Krasnov

Street photography prints

Those who see my street photography images often ask me why cities in my images look so deserted and people are almost always alone as if there is…

Liquid emulsion prints - Venice (c) Sasha Krasnov

Venice // Photography prints

I initially thought about writing a short introduction about Venice and its canals. But then I decided to abandon this idea because they are a well-known phenomenon and…

Sunny 16 Rule - ORWO CHROM UT21

Exposure with extended sunny 16 rule

Too many words already said about the sunny 16 rule. But, I’ve discovered an old user manual which was included in each box with ORWO CHROM UT21, a…

Kodak D-76 Developer, Revelateur, Entwickler, Rivelatore, Revelador

Film developing with Kodak D-76

Kodak D-76 is a classic and truly versatile developer which first entered the market in 1927. It provides full emulsion speed, long density range and excellent shadow detail…

Liquid light prints example. © Sasha Krasnov

Liquid emulsion printing process in a nutshell

The liquid emulsion is also known as liquid light is the gelatin silver light-sensitive liquid photographic emulsion that is used in alternative photography printing processes based on applying…

6x7 and 6x6 formats example on 120 film type by Sasha Krasnov

12 reasons why I still shoot film

Why am I doing film photography in the digital era? There are many reasons for this. In a nutshell, I like the aesthetics of film photography and the…