European Month of Photography

European Month of Photography EMOP or European Month of Photography: That is your excuse for your next European vacation – or at least it might be mine!   I was just looking at the web page for the EMOP Berlin – which was held from Oct 1st to 31st in 2020 and realized how cool that would have been to be there.  I always enjoyed the photo exhibitions that coincided with Photokina.   The cities which have EMOP are Athens, Berlin, Paris,Read more

AuRA Rotary Assist Film Developing Machine by Viktor Falendysh — Kickstarter

Here’s a rotary film processing assistant on kickstarter that looks very well made.   I’m curious about how much difference in processing times a rotary drum makes, and whether drum speed, reversal matter.   I see that the AuRA’s standard processing turns fast for 30 seconds then slows down.  Is this really the equal of agitation?   Should a vane or other protrusion be put in the drum to assist with mixing?   I’m guessing that the film reels will provide enough opportunity forRead more

2021 Fall Prediction Map

For those of you planning photography trips this fall – the Smoky Fall Foliage Map predictor might be of good use?  It’s a really nice website that has a lot of scientific information behind the leaf color change too. See link below:   When will the leaves start changing? When will they peak? Our Nationwide 2021 Fall Foliage Map and leaf prediction tool has answers and progressive county-level predictions. Source: 2021 Fall Prediction MapRead more