Maximum readiness, effective robustness: The Durst Sei Sei (Durst 66)

Maximum readiness, effective robustness: The Durst Sei Sei (Durst 66)

During the never-ending cycle of lockdowns here in the UK, I’ve set myself a little project wandering about on my permitted ‘one-exercise-a-day’ time, documenting my hometown of Stone in the West Midlands. My preferred film is ILFORD HP5 PLUS: absolutely bomb-proof. A friend regularly develops his in his coffee (Caffenol) and he gets printable negatives — Note to self: must try one-hour semi-stand in Whittard’s Arabica!

For those of us who can recall a time long, long ago when ‘digital’ was more to do with fingers than pixels, Durst would have been a familiar name as the makers of a range of high-quality darkroom enlargers.

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During the never-ending cycle of lockdowns here in the UK, I’ve set myself a little project wandering about on my permitted ‘one-exercise-a-day’ time, documenting my hometown of Stone in the West Midlands. My preferred film is ILFORD HP5 PLUS: absolutely bomb-proof. A friend regularly develops his in his coffee (Caffenol) and he gets printable negatives — Note to self: must try one-hour semi-stand in Whittard’s Arabica!
For those of us who can recall a time long, long ago when ‘digital’ was more to do with fingers than pixels, Durst would have been a familiar name as the makers of a range of high-quality darkroom enlargers.
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