Welcome to Pictorial Planet.
If you want to improve your darkroom work and film/paper developing you're in the right place. This website is dedicated to the art of analog photography and darkroom work using black and white film and paper.
Please enjoy the information here and if you want to support this website please purchase my book.
Fifth edition - Soon to be available
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I've been a darkroom enthusiast since my father taught me darkroom work at eight. From the age of ten he had me making developers, stops, fixers and toners. Since then I've been a professional photographer, film maker, film director, writer, training designer, and facilitator.
Throughout all this I've enjoyed sharing my work with other photographers and, to that end, published my book (the first edition of The Art of Black and White Developing) in 2005.
So far my book has been updated three times and now covers all things developing in the darkroom (as well as lots of photography tips). Why not follow me on Twitter, like my page on facebook and share this resource with your friends. Better still buy my book to support this website.
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"The Art of Black and White Developing"
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5th edition soon to be available!