Monday 9 April 2012: Following instructions
Bit of a crummy day weather wise, so it was a pleasure to spend it in the familiar surroundings of the Stills communal darkroom. I really feel like I'm getting the hang of split grade printing now, and I think it's showing in the images too - always a bonus.
After finally producing some prints (with the looks I'd hoped for) from negs I've been working on for a while, I decided to venture into murky waters with a punt at a panorama from a couple of medium format negs. To say it was working blind is not far off - as you can't see anything on the paper until you develop it, lining up the second shot is a tad tricky.
Surprisingly decent results (after a lot of scribbling with pencils and rulers, in notebooks and on the print paper) for this rough, rookie effort gave me a nice boost for the evening after a long slog of a session.
Back tomorrow to pick up (and check the quality of in real light) the dried prints, so let's not get too ahead of ourselves for now.