Author Archives: Val

What have I been doing!?!?

Greetings! It’s been a while, but now that autumn is upon us, it is time to look back on the fruits of summer. Thus I gathered all my exposed rolls from the places they had been “allocated” and sent them … Continue reading

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Rodinal Stand Development

  Developing black and white film is easy, everyone can do it. Especially when using Rodinal as an agent for stand development. There are many awesome resources out there on monochrome development and stand development, such like this article by … Continue reading

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Developing Kodachrome In Rodinal

Aaah, Kodachrome. Sui generis. An era. A legendary medium. When I learned that Kodachrome development would be stopped, I immediately bought all different Kodachrome types I could find. At that moment, only Kodachrome 64 /135 was available fresh, but I … Continue reading

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Expired Film Basics

I love expired film. Almost all my images are made on expired film. I love to hold ancient boxes of emulsions not produced for ages, wondering where they were bought and what kind of journey they made to end up … Continue reading

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Relaunching…

After over a year of hiatus I am relaunching Cyan Shine as a blog. I do not have the time to pursue the fanzine avenue anymore, unfortunately, although scalding criticisms on the fanzine contributed to the loss of motivation. These … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is…

Greetings! I hope you all had a great Easter! It is a time for resurrection and as such Cyan Shine Magazine launches onward! Issue 1 will soon be available. I must apologize for the great delay, however, as you know, … Continue reading

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Cyan Shine Magazine Launches Issue 0

Greetings and welcome to the launch of the introductory issue of Cyan Shine Magazine, Issue 0! Continue reading

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