Ultrafine Xtreme 400 in Caffenol Delta

Brace yourself for a long post today, with many pics selected form two rolls of Ultrafine Xtreme 400. If you look through this blog, you will find out that in 2018, I shot an entire 30m roll of Ultrafine Xtreme 400. I quite like this film and my usual lab was doing a good job […]

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Ultrafine Xtreme 400 in Caffenol Delta

Money matters or the Caffenol break even

This is the roll number 40 of 2020, and the one for which I break even on my Caffenol investment. At 7$ per roll at the local lab, I am now breaking even on my dark bag, Vitamin C, Soda ash, Fixer and first batch of coffee. October is a big period for Taoist faith, […]

Money matters or the Caffenol break even

Bedok South Market and the Caffenol Delta recipe

So everything change and nothing changes. Back on the road this week end for a quick visit to the Bedok South Market Bedok is on the east side of Singapore, nearly an hour of public transport from my place, in direction of the airport. The market is somewhat small and contains the many usual sections […]

Bedok South Market and the Caffenol Delta recipe

CAFFENOL REBIRTH : WEEK 5 : SAME PLAYER SHOOT AGAIN

Processing film at home is a funny activity, actually it is a very modern one, inline with instant self rewarding of Instagram and phone-o-graphy. So after 4 weeks wit the same brew, I decided it was time for fresh coffee. I followed the same recipe but added some table salt, which is supposed to limit […]

CAFFENOL REBIRTH : WEEK 5 : SAME PLAYER SHOOT AGAIN

CAFFENOL REBIRTH : WEEK 4 : Errare Humanum est

Here I am back for the fourth week with my Caffenol. I intended this week to be the last of my first brew. I was encouraged by the last weeks experience and became a bit too bold maybe and alas the issues added to the issues. First for this last batch I chose to process […]

CAFFENOL REBIRTH : WEEK 4 : Errare Humanum est

Caffenol rebirth : week 3

I am pushing my luck by trying the my brew from two weeks ago again this Sunday. First things first, shooting a bit of film. The weather is not improving and I did not had a chance to shoot much this past week. So this morning I loaded the old Agfa Isolette with a roll […]

Caffenol rebirth : week 3

Caffenol Rebirth : perseverare humanum est

So what happened since last post and the “Caffenol rebirth” ; well nothing much happened in town nor to myself, so I shot half a roll of Fuji Across, mostly Saturday Last Sunday I pour my Caffenol in a bottle of green glass (Perrier) and kept in just in case. So tonight I was restless […]

Caffenol Rebirth : perseverare humanum est

Misadventure in Caffenol – take 2

If you read the last post, you have heard of my issues with Caffenol here is Singapore; the pictures below are taken what I refer to as  film number 3. This is a Fuji Neopan 100  which is supposed to be Caffenol friendly. I shot the film (only 12 shots in Medium Format) in Chinatown one […]

Misadventure in Caffenol – take 2