29 October 2011

more darkrooming.

there is nothing better than spending the whole saturday in the darkroom with Jacopo. I have printed some portraits we took with my Mamiya rb67. he had successfully modified the film back to shoot full frame: the result are some wonderfully squared photographs.
• delta 400 ilford - enjoy:
✻ I did not want to polish the dust away from my scanner: I like the effect it makes on my images.
I adore high contrast in black & white photographs - therefore I am in need of a new set of filters for my enlarger - as my current ones are really worn out.
P.S. Jacopo took 3 portraits of me: I cannot decide which one I like the most. which one do you prefer?

14 comments:

  1. ombrenelcielo29.10.11

    I like them all (:
    and thanks for the portrait of mine: it is pretty (:

    I need to blog the pictures from Paris today!

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  2. you absolutely should! they are beautiful!

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  3. i really like the kissing picture best! but all the portraits r cool too! i cant choose...

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  4. oh wow polly! these are stunningly beautiful!
    the light in #3 gives it such an ethereal feel... but i adore the last one equally. the background is just too lovely.
    jacopo's portrait is beautiful as well...
    this is probably the best set oh photographs i've seen in awhile!

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  5. BEAUTIFUL serie !!!!

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  6. thank you so much Amanda, Joana and Alice :-)

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  7. polly can you send me your address to my email? i'd love to send you a little letter and be mail buddies :)
    joanakingwell@yahoo.com

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  8. Davvero bellissime queste foto! Il bianco e nero analogico è proprio un'altra cosa :)

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  9. I love the first portrait the most.
    There is another atmosphere than the other 2 , in the last 2 , also very beautiful but there's is a
    immediate sphere, and i love more the haze and not directly in a picture :)
    you've also got the 'feeling' on a picture !

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  10. thanks everyone for the lovely comments :-) I am still in the process of choosing my favourite between the portraits...

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  11. Oh lovely set ! Love high contrasts in the black & white pictures too and here it's beautiful. I like the 3 portraits... difficult to choose... Maybe the first :)

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  12. thank you!
    it seems like the first of the three is the most favourite of all :-)

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  13. thank you, Matthew!

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