Bristol Experimental & Expanded Cinema, UK (BEEF) 16mmBolex-ing
negative

Bristol Experimental & Expanded Film Bolex Experiments from Whitney Conti on Vimeo.

positive

BEEF Bristol Experimental & Expanded Cinema 16mm Bolex-Ing (Positive) from Whitney Conti on Vimeo.

ECHO PARK Film Center, LA

Cinema Organica from Echo Park Film Center on Vimeo.

Emett Casey Juan montoya, Whitney Conti, Lauren Bon, Leah Harrison, Meredith Hackleman, Penelope Uribe-Abee

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ECO PROCESSING

via EcoProcessing Recipes from Echo Park Film Center, LA

*basic recipe for caffenol developer :
+Acid: Tanins, Phenols, Strong Smells, Strong Colour  (Instant Coffee, Beer, Flowers, Wine..)
+ Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
+Alkaline Sodium Carbonate (Washing Soda)

FLOWER Developer Recipe

1. Gather flowers and plant matter. Discard stems and sticks.
2. Place leaves and flower into a container (bowl, bucket, bin, glass jar)
3. Add boiling water (33 degeree F about)
Let sit for about an hour and steep. (just like tea). Then strain out plant matter and keep the flower dev (tea/liquid) to the side.

+ 10 G. Vitamin C powder (Ascorbic Acid)
+50 G. Washing Soda
= 1/2 L of Flower Developer (double to make 1 L )

FLOWER Developer Process

1.RINSE : 1min :Water rinse to soften emulsion and soak up color
2.DEV: 15 min 1: 1L Flower Dev
3. RINSE x 3 (2 min each)
4. FIX : 5 min. (after fix, make sure to put back in fixer bottle for re-use)
5. Rinse (2 min) >>> Hang negatives to dry

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Beer Developer Recipe

+ 500 ml Beer (30 degrees F)
+12 g. Vitamin C powder (Ascorbic Acid)
+ 50 g. Washing Soda
=

1/2 L Beer Dev. (30 degrees F)

Beer Developer Process

1.RINSE : 1min :Water rinse to soften emulsion and soak up color
2.DEV: 18 min: 1L Flower Dev
3. RINSE x 3 (2 min each)
4. FIX : 5 min. (after fix, make sure to put back in fixer bottle for re-use)
5. Rinse (2 min) >>> Hang negatives to dry

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Caffenol Developer Recipe

+ 500 ml Water (or if doubling – 1,000 ml)
+ 50 g. Instant Coffee (the less gourmet the better)
+ 60 g. Washing Soda
+ 25 g. Vitamin C powder (Ascorbic Acid)
+ 2 g. Potassium Bromide
=
1/2 L Caffenol Dev. (30-33 degrees F)

Caffenol Developer Process

1.RINSE : 1min :Water rinse
2.DEV: 17-20 min: 1L Caffenol Dev
3. RINSE x 3 (2 min each)
4. FIX : 5 min. (after fix, make sure to put back in fixer bottle for re-use)
5. Rinse (2 min) >>> Hang negatives to dry

Experimental Film Groups

  • BEEF, Bristol UK
  • NoWHERE, London UK
  • Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles US
  • Mono No Aware, New York US

PROCESSING LABS

  • Pro8mm, Burbank CA (LA)
  • Spectra Film & Video, North Hollywood, CA (LA)
  • Echo Park Film Center, LA – Telecine
  • Four Corners, London

CAMERA TECHNICIANS / REPAIR

  • Michael Livera, Kiwi Camera Services, Winter Park, FL

Resources from Lisa Marr

EchoPark Film Center

Clear Leader – Christy’s Editorial (Burbank)

http://christys.net/

Premeasured Cyanotype Mix / Bulk Chemistry – Photographers’ Formulary (Colorado)

http://stores.photoformulary.com/

Premade Cyanotype Cloths / Packaged Chemistry and other film goodies – Freestyle Photo (LA)

http://www.freestylephoto.biz/

Ricardo Leite’s Caffenol-C and Eco Bleach Recipes (meet him this July at EPFC!)

http://www.filmlabs.org/docs/citric-hydrogen-peroxide-bleach.pdf

Dagie Brundert’s Eco-Developer Recipes

https://yumyumsoups.wordpress.com/

http://www.dagiebrundert.de/ECaffenol.html

Make It Yourself Cyanotype Recipe

http://www.alternativephotography.com/wp/processes/cyanotype/cyanotype-classic-process

International Caffenol Group:

http://www.caffenol.org/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/caffenol/

Film Links:
L&P – White Sage

White Sage (Salvia Apiana) from Lisa Marr on Vimeo.

Burying Film In Soil –Eva Kolcze

Experiments with film decay in soil from Eva Kolcze on Vimeo.

Dagie Processing Soups Variety: A Summer’s Day with Lisa & Paolo

Lisa Marr Natural History

Flower Radiograms http://hyperallergic.com/269028/a-radiologists-x-ray-photographs-of-flowers-from-the-1930s/

Compost Confidential – Caryn Cline