Self : March 2008

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© Joel Aron
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A slow Sunday, and that meant slow film. Grabbed a roll of Efke25 from the freezer, and aimed it through my 500cm into a mirror.

I've been looking forward to use Efke25 in the Hass, and even more so, to try Pyrocat-HD developer.

It's not classic photography until your taking pictures of yourself in a mirror, and you're wearing a mask, and rubber gloves when you develop the film.

Very gentle agitation every minute, acid stop, and TF-4 fixer.

scan at 4000dpi

12 responses

  • Frederic Frognier

    Frederic Frognier (Deleted) gave props (20 Mar 2008):

    My friend, I really love that shot! Don't ask me why but I simply love it. Great, great, great!

  • Joel Aron

    Joel Aron said (20 Mar 2008):

    thank you Frédéric!

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman   gave props (24 Mar 2008):

    Well done, Joel. The detail and gray tones are amazing.

  • David Eastham

    David Eastham gave props (27 Mar 2008):

    Love the photo as well. Read the story as well. Congrats on a great job.

  • Portia Söderberg

    Portia Söderberg (Deleted) gave props (28 Mar 2008):

    Absolutely LOVE this image and the photo essay!

  • Kandi Champagne Cook

    Kandi Champagne Cook gave props (28 Mar 2008):

    I love this! It's beautiful!

  • Sarah Hawkins

    Sarah Hawkins gave props (1 Jun 2008):

    Amazing selfportrait. Great POV.

  • Lucy Yang

    Lucy Yang gave props (9 Aug 2008):

    I love this. beautiful contrast.

  • Steve Wilson

    Steve Wilson (Deleted) said (7 Dec 2008):

    If the negative was reversed the crank and lettering would be correct. Of course, this is just my opinion ; I like the photograph very much.

  • cstarr

    cstarr (Deleted) said (24 Dec 2008):

    great shot. keep up the good work

  • rizky nurfa'ni

    rizky nurfa'ni gave props (5 Mar 2009):

    wow. you do all the process by your self. great!!

  • sasha ormond

    sasha ormond said (7 Sep 2009):

    i love film. kudos! this is brilliant!

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