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I developed my first roll of film in upwards of 10 years. Tomorrow I'm going to try my my hand in printing.

For now you can have a look at digital photos of the negatives

Printing went okay. Still a lot to learn but yay 😄

@qwazix you developed it at home? What did you use, like one of those dark-bags, or what they're called?

@jeena I just covered everything I could with black electrical tape, the only window I have that doesn't have shutters with black adhesive film and opened the film inside a black trashbag.

If only I didn't forget my smartwatch on :-P (I think it fortunately didn't light up because the film turned out okay)

@qwazix haha, nice work! But the pictures you posted first were pictures of negatives, why are they inverted there, did you do it for us digitally?

@jeena yeah, I also fumbled a bit with the curves to give them a bit more contrast (I made sure the film markings were almost white on black)

@qwazix
Ok that is kind of cool that this works that well, I'd like to test shooting bw film too and develop the negatives myself, I just didn't know what the next step would be, but if I just scan it and invert it it should be quite interesting already.

@jeena yep and with a little fumbling you should be able to scan the negatives with even higher quality without having to purchase a film scanner. If you have any old scanner you can scan them by using a phone as backlight, maybe with a piece of frosted glass to mix colors so the lcd subpixels don't get in the result. Another way is to use a magnifying glass or some other lens to help your phone focus closer and just take a photo of them, again, with backlight.

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