Due to some personal reasons, I moved my website from its Linode Server + Wordpress install.
All of which costs me £0.00 for hosting or serving or software - just my time in learning the templating code of HUGO. Then I upload to Github from where it is pulled automatically by Render & built, after every update, which I use the Git Desktop for.
@JohanEmpa - Oh yes. Extremely common all over the farming areas of the UK. And, this one in the title still exists. Built from stone with a turf top, sometime in the early 1800's.
@Photorat - yes, this was mint from the garden. Highest of all is Cloves. With coffee actually quite low down the list in terms of Caffeic acid content.
@Photorat - Probably not a good subject in some ways. There is a lot of lichen on the tree which is what softens the edges. It will never look photogenic in the 'normal' sense though.
Getting both contrast and density on the negative right is key with Salt Prints. Both have to be a LOT higher than with siver gelatin process.
But, hey, I'm a half doz prints into a process that some take years to master.. 😉
@vedostuu - you'll need 2g/100ml Sodium Chloride in lieu of the sea-water, if you don't have access to that. Any good Sea Salt flakes from the store will suffice or you can use photographic grade Sodium Chloride.
pickled green tomatoes.update
@Rural_Canadian - didn't get a big enough crop of tom's this year for mine. We, though, just opened our last jar of Pickled Green Tom's from last years crop....
Salt Print update.
I made the best print yet. This is my baseline in terms of negative, process.
Time and experimentation will tell, but for now I aim to make a series of prints with the same result.
Old Boat 2. Jan 2021.
4" x 6".
100% sol Loch Nevis, Scotland sea-water +
2g Sodium Citrate
1ml 10% sol Silver Nitrate +
1ml 6% sol Citric Acid
24 min Exposure
1st wash in sea-water
2nd wash tap water
Fix: Sodium Thiosulphate
3rd wash tap water
Before and after toning with Selenium.
I toned as a chance experiment really. If I had got it out of the toner faster, it initially had an increase in contrast too, before it bleached back....
The Salt Process for me is right at the beginning really, so I am learning what I can produce with the basic inputs with an intention to build on these results.
At least I am getting images, even if tone/contrast, coating technique needs work...
Old Boat. Jan 2021.
Bergger COT320 paper.
Slowly turning analog..!
Photographer- using only traditional techniques.
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