Scott Wittenburg proofing negatives.

Making large format negatives with X-ray film

Scott Wittenburg shares his experience of working with large format x-ray film photography and how he uses them as an inexpensive and fun way to create large-format negatives. Writer and photography / Scott Wittenburg I began my X-ray film experience after building a homemade 11×14 view camera from scratch several years ago. Having finished construction, I started looking for traditional 11×14 black and white sheet film online so I could … Read more

Sarah van Keuren

A Non-Silver Manual: Light-Resists without camera or computer

The chapter called “Light-Resists without camera or computer” of Sarah Van Keuren’s book “A Non-Silver Manual: Cyanotype, Vandyke Brown, Palladium & Gum Bichromate with instructions for making light-resists including pinhole photography”.

Lumen print negatives

Lumen negatives

Fabio Giorgi has found a way of making negatives as lumen prints.

Christina Z Anderson

Distressing Negatives

Excerpt from The Experimental Photography Workbook, 4th Edition.
Christina Z. Anderson describes four ways to creatively destroy your negatives, giving them a little extra bite.

negatives

Wet Contact Printing for Paper Negatives

If you’re in the darkroom and have just developed a negative image, from say a pinhole camera. You wonder how to turn it into a positive image. This an easy step-by-step to how.

Black represents developed silver. Grey represents undeveloped silver halide.

Less is More

Ed Buffaloe explains how to make an enlarged negative for contact printing by reversal.