Today’s featured photo of the day! Obscure Darkroom Magic

Here is today’s featured photo. I am featuring an extra special event of featuring a reflection of my favorite part of being in the darkroom…making art out of a regular photo! Here is another set of photos of Saganashkee Slough in the Palos area of the Cook County Forest Preserves in Illinois. How serene!! Date – 1981.

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Colorized with a selenium toner with a blue spectrum selection.

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This is the original shot with no embellishments.

Photo taken with a Nikon EM-through a Nikon 26 mm lens, filter=NONE, Aperture=22 f/stop, shutter-speed 1/125th second, loaded with Kodak Tri-X Black & White 135 Negative Film ISO (ASA) 400 (raw grain) processed with D-76 Processing Chemicals, and a fiber paper print using the Kodak Professional “warm-tone” enlargement paper developed with Kodak Dektol chemicals onto a 3½x5″ matte-gloss print.

See you tomorrow with another fine darkroom magic photograph!!

PHOTO OF THE DAY

 

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