New 55 Film – Round 2

I’m finally getting back to shooting a bit more and had an afternoon scheduled with an art model yesterday.  I wanted desperately to give my stock of New 55 Film another chance after I’d disassembled, cleaned, and reassembled my film holder.  The results I got were much better and far more promising than my earlier experiments,Continue reading “New 55 Film – Round 2”

New 55 Film

A few months ago (well, ok now that I look at it, it was last summer) – August 2015 to be more precise, I purchased some New 55 film.  This was a Kickstarter project to create a modern version of Polaroid’s Type 55 film which was an incredible product that in just a few minutesContinue reading “New 55 Film”


so, i had a minor accident in the darkroom. my setup is mostly a board across my washer/dryer in the basement. it works well, but i still have to do laundry. so, one day after making some prints, i left the tray of developer out just because i’m lazy and tired after i’m done. whenContinue reading “Solarization”


i opened up my last box of Polariod Chocolate film and tried out some double exposures with Erica while she was here. for whatever reason, the emulsion on this one didn’t hold up too well, half of it was left on the backing paper. but sometimes accidents like this make me really happy. model: ericaContinue reading “Hereafter”


Katlyn, Peter, and I headed out to the Everglades when I went to visit her in Florida last month. I found an interesting spot where I could contrast some of the endless overhead power lines with Florida’s attempt to preserve the natural ecosystem. In the end we didn’t get eaten by a crocodile, which isContinue reading “Everglades”

Direct to Positive

a while back i bought a bunch of Ilford Direct Positive paper. This is photo paper that you can load into a large format camera and shoot just like film, however when you process it, you do so in traditional black and white paper chemistry and the result is a positive image instead of aContinue reading “Direct to Positive”

Beau Soleil

beautiful sun, which for me means its intensity is somewhat muted behind a thin veil of clouds. the magic combination that gives us life and a reason to celebrate all we enjoy on gods’ green earth. scan from a polaroid type-55 negative. model: Brooke Lynne © 2012 scott nichol all rights reserved no unauthorized useContinue reading “Beau Soleil”