See what I have here... ;)
Title: Black & White Portraiture
Tools : Yashica SLR manual camera, Kodak Black & White Film
Background : This is a portrait of a friend that I took for my assignment. I need a happy expression, and she done it very well! I love how she smile, nice pose!
*This photo is in original form, not edited... It was scanned and directly embedded it to this entry.
There are procedures for print this photo. You need a Dark Room, Black & White photo papers, Enlarger and some chemicals for printing printing process, while you need a tank, Film roller and the chemicals for developing films. What chemicals do we need?
- D76 : For developing films only
- Fixer : For developing films and printing process
- Dektol : For printing process only.
- Water ( This is sooo not chemical! Hahaha ) : For developing film and printing process.
This is called contact print. A contact print is a photographic image produced from film: sometimes from a film negative; sometimes from a film positive. The defining characteristic of a contact print is that the photographic result is made by exposing through the film negative or positive onto a light sensitive material that is pressed tightly to the film.
In the dark, or under a safe light, an exposed and developed piece of photographic film is placed emulsion side down, against a piece of photographic paper. Light is briefly shone through the negative. Then, the paper is developed into a contact print. The image in the emulsion has been pressed as close as possible to the photosensitive paper. An exposure box device called a contact printer or a printing frame is sometimes used within a light-controlled space called a darkroom. Enlargers can also be used for this process
So, that's it. A bit information about photography.
P/s: If you may noticed, the 'mark' that you can see in the contact print photo is done by lecturer. It shows that the picture was chosen by my lecturer. ^^