Ilford is Making a Set of Tremendous Useful ‘Darkroom Guides’ on YouTube


Over the previous seven months, Ilford has been publishing a set of useful “Darkroom Guides” to the How To playlist on the corporate YouTube channel. The collection was created to assist movie photographers take their “subsequent steps in your black and white darkroom printing journey.” If that describes you, then that is one you’ll need to bookmark.

There’s loads of data on the market about movie images—together with some distinctive web sites like EMULSIVE which might be completely devoted to movie lovers—however if you happen to’re searching for “find out how to” recommendation, one good spot to begin is true on the supply. Ilford’s channel is full of nice behind the scenes movies, find out how to movies, and a few fascinating picture tales in addition to.

This specific collection options Rachel Brewster-Wright—the proprietor of Little Vintage Photography—who makes use of every episode to stroll you although one key darkroom approach. The collection begins with an introduction to Dodge and Burn and strikes on to extra superior strategies because the episodes roll on. By episode 4, you’re studying find out how to use multigrade filters to take your printing to the following stage.

There are at the moment 4 episodes reside, which you’ll be able to see for your self beneath:

Episode 1: Dodge & Burn

Episode 2: Selenium Toner

Episode 3: Photographic Papers

Episode 4: Multigrade Filters

We hope to see extra movies with Brewster within the coming months. Within the meantime, if you happen to loved this then undoubtedly check out Ilford’s full “How To” playlist for heaps extra suggestions and tutorials on taking pictures, creating, and printing your movie images.


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