Thailand Voigtlander Bessa

Photo set - A weekend in Bangkok

48h in Bangkok, Thaïland… It was back in India, on a Monday in February. We were just back from Malaysia, and not even two hours after arriving at work, already depressed by a long week ahead, we impulsively booked plane tickets to Thailand for the next weekend. A direct flight landing in Bangkok on Saturday […]

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Prints from India

Photo set - Printing India in the bathroom

Back to reality After the other weekend, and the gratifying experience I described in the previous post of printing in a professional darkroom, I was quite done with spending hours on my knees in my bathroom. However, considering the terrible weather, I decided to still give it a try, at least for a few prints. The first […]

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Photo set - The flood

The past weekend, the Seine climbed to 6.1 m (20 ft), which is considered as the worst flood since 1982. As many Parisians, I walked along the flooded banks, looking down on the dirty waters cleaning the trees, the signs and the stairs. Even though it was clear in everybody’s mind that it was definitely […]

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Photo set - Normandy landings

Photos taken in April 2016 in Arromanches, Omaha beach and Bayeux, Normandy. Camera: Voigtlander Bessa R with Color-Skopar 35mm and Heliar 15mm lenses. Films: Ilford Delta 100 and Kodak Tmax 400, processed in Pyrocat HD

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Photo set - Musée d’Art Moderne

April comes around, and with it, its load of spring sun. People start going out and mixing up with all-weather tourists. Like cats, they sit in the sun and enjoy the pleasure of looking up and see a still pale but beautiful blue sky, instead of the usual uniform cement-like lid that rules Paris life nearly all […]

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Blue Line Washington DC

Photo set - Blue Line

Mc Pherson Square Station / Washington DC – Voigtlander Bessa-R Color-Skopar 35mm RPX 100 – Pyrocat HD 1:1:100 Navigate through the publications

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Recipe - Soupe du jour: Pyrocat HD

For over ten years, my father has been exclusively using one type of photographic developer: PMK (Pyrogallol-Metol-Kodalk). The only thing I knew about it was that it was highly toxic and volatile. Even its name sounded dangerous to me. That is probably why I unconsciently decided never to use it. And that is what I did… until now. […]

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Workshop - Jupiter 8

April 16, 1945, the Soviet Union engages the last Nazi forces in what would be called later the Battle of Berlin. World War II is at an end. The American army is rushing towards the East, and enters the little town of Jena, 160 miles southwest of Berlin, heavily bombed by the allies. Knowing the War was […]

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