Infinity, Zits, and Purring #2

09-12-18

Zits, hickey’s (UK English definition !) spots, my negatives had lots of them even though I used demineralised water for mixing the stock developer solution. I think I now know what’s giving my negatives a bad case of acne. Kodak D76 developer is a sachet of powder that needs mixing with water at 50 – 55 deg C, simply the developer isn’t fully dissolving, so I will be using Ilford ID11 from now on, this is virtually the same as D76 but the developer powder comes in two separate sachets (mixed separately) and from a dim and distant memory is easier to mix, and why I used to use it.                                                                                           
The  only upside to all these Zits and spots is that I need to spend a long long time in Lightroom cloning them out, this becomes an invitation for my cats to take it in turns sitting on my lap and Purring.

In The Queue 
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Helios Swirls
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Limb
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Textures
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Symbiotic
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Dangling
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Hanging On
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St Denys
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10 thoughts on “Infinity, Zits, and Purring #2

  1. Shminke

    Amazing pictures with a birch and an oak! I love it!
    I don’t know what do you mean by writing about dots. Can’t it be just dust? When I used slide scanner in our school I usually get a lot of dust. Flatbed scanners gives less dust because it’s just easier to clean them.
    Nice cats! I have one. Sometimes when I’m processing in PS, she jumps on the table and tries to catch mouse cursor 😀

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    1. conspicari Post author

      Thank you Alena. I’m sure the spots on the negatives are coming from the undissolved chemicals in the developer, I was scanning in some old slides today and they were coming out really clean. I don’t know what I would do without my lovely cats, home would not be home without them.

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  2. Heide

    AHA! *Now* I understand the funny titles. 🙂 Well, in spite of the zits and spots and hickeys, these are some really interesting photos. I especially like “In the queue” — it almost seems like the same cat, in two different dimensions of existence. Wonderful!

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