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Color Carbon Process / Vlog 64

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In the past month I haven’t vlog due to so many things. In this vlog I’m talking about color carbon printing and street photography I’ve done while going to Calvin’s studio. I hope you will enjoy it.

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Written by Borut Peterlin

17 June, 2019 at 09:11

Feasting on the spatiousness of the forest / Vlog #61

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I had a huge plan what to include in the content of this vlog, but then I focused only on the visual storytelling and I applied my new knowledge of recording sound. I hope you will find it beautiful. Information is overrated anyway. My next vlog will follow with all the information I’ve skipped tonight.

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Written by Borut Peterlin

24 April, 2019 at 11:32

Bushcraft Photography / Vlog #60

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In this part of Topshit Photography Vlog, I went to the woodland of Kočevski rog for two days and I did some collodion glass negatives and albumen prints. My main goal was to explore the possibility of staying away from the civilisation and still do my job as a professional photographer. In July 17th – 21st, 2019, I will organise an expedition with rafts down the river Krka and then in the woodland of Kočevski rog. The idea is that we make photography as we go. We don’t need a darkroom to make prints, we can do them in a tent in the middle of nowhere.

Anyway this experience was wonderful and in the future I will do that more often for longer periods of time.

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Film developers Kodak D-76 vs. Rodinal vs. FX-1 vs.Pyrocat HD

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After the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, after the Matrix film triology, we finally have the triology on film developers! This vlog features two old developers, Rodinal and Kodak D-76 side by side with a new guns FX-1 and Pyrocat!

Oh, what a fortune that is! Enjoy the vlog and share your opinion on the topic, so others (me included) can learn from it. This research took way too much time and I do not know why I am always surprised on the amount of work that takes to make it through. But I’ve done it. I hope you will like it.

Part one of the saga: (no darkroom): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxqCZ…

Part two (mixing chemistry): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tKbT…

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Film developers D-76, Rodinal, FX-1 and Pyrocat HD / Vlog 58

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In this vlog I’ve mixed film developers Kodak D-76, FX-1, Pyrocat HD and Rodinal. OK, I will mix Rodinal before I will use it.

If you want to skip to exact information, here is the table of contents: D-76 or ID-11 3:306:00 FX-1 6:1012:30 Pyrocat HD 12:3114:52

I don’t know why I started this series and why I am digging so deeply, but with my vlogs I want to learn too, so I am curious to see how FX-1 and Pyrocat will do in comparison to my usual film developing choice D-76. I am not sure if somebody is interested in that, but if I started it, I will also finish it. Hopefully in my next vlog this will be done.

But of course, I will keep on shooting and I will learn new things.

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Written by Borut Peterlin

16 February, 2019 at 23:10

Hospital in the middle of woodland? Topshit Photography Vlog #57

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In this episode of Topshit Photography vlog, I’m taking you with me to my favourite place on the planet, woodland of Kočevski rog in the middle of Slovenia. I also did a film test with Hasselblad xPan, but that’s not impressive at all. The size of that bear was really impressive. Anyway I’ll develop those rolls in different developers and see what’s the difference. Expect the unexpected, because topshit happens!

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3 February, 2019 at 16:51

Part 2 / Kodak D-76 the most famous film developer

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OK, finally here is the second part of my research on the most famous developer Kodak D-76 also sold as Ilford ID-11. It took me way too much time and energy and resources, but I am happy with the results and I believe this case will shine some light and inspiration for younger generations of photographers who would like to work in analogue photography.

I’m listing the print on EBay as an auction, starting from 0,99$. Not to get payed for the work that I’ve done, but to finance the future vlogs that I have in mind. Thank you for your attention and hopefully also the bidding.

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