ON FILM & IN THE DARKROOM

35mm, medium format, and large format film photography

Expired Agfa Darkroom Paper

Expired Mystery Agfa Paper, Box #3

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I’ve been testing the base fog of expired darkroom paper box by box for the last few weeks. While some…

Expired Darkroom Paper / ©DL Hudson 2016

Expired Paper Project

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Developing an idea for the heavily fogged and very expired boxes of paper I am accumulating. From the first round of printing with bad…

Fujifilm Polaroid of Darkroom / ©DL Hudson 2015

Apartment Darkroom v2.0

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My proudest accomplishment in 2015: The Completed Apartment Darkroom v2.0 | Color photograph is at the end of this blog post...
Coffee Toned Darkroom Print // ©DL Hudson 2015

Coffee Toned Darkroom Prints

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It’s almost too simple: a large pot of strong coffee (I used day-old coffee) + a few prints immediately following…

Darkroom Solarization Technique by ©DL Hudson

Darkroom Technique: Solarization, I

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Attempts at experimenting with the Solarisation darkroom technique invented and mastered  by Man Ray. [+ selective application of developer]    …

Reclaimed Fujifilm FP-100c Negative // DL Hudson

Bleached Fujifilm FP-100c Negatives

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footnotes: Hasselblad 501c, Polaroid back, Fujifilm FP-100c

Alternative Darkroom Technique / Painting Developer by DL Hudson

Darkroom Technique: “Painting Developer”

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  1. Determine proper exposure for print with test strips. Create neutral print to fine tune and alter exposure… dodge, burn,…

TRAVEL

staying on the move. 

Sony A7s Travel Photography // DL Hudson 2015, All Rights Reserved

West Coast Random

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Joshua Tree, Salton Sea, Death Valley, Las Vegas, and all the places between. footnotes: Iphone 5s // Sony A7s + Zeiss…

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MKE → MSP

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a whole lot of random on this road trip.
St. Louis MO on rainy night | ©Dre Lynn Hudson 2014, All Rights Reserved

nights, lights, and walks. st. louis

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the slush, the neon glow reflected, and the ordinaries. a recipe for perfection [and pushing my camera beyond its limits].
Leadville, Colorado. City Details | Dre Lynn Hudson 2013, All Rights Reserved.

leadville, co.

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dearest homeowner of leadville, colorado, hello there! i am the creep who adores the personality of your front porch. i...
Chinese Restaurant, Leadville, Colorado | ©Dre Lynn Hudson 2013, All Rights Reserved.

Christmas Eve Day Dinner

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I asked for an afternoon outside of Vail, and headed to google maps to find a small, mountain town within…

Vail, Colorado Sunset | ©Dre Lynn Hudson 2013

Sunset in Vail

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A drive, a walk, a gondola ride, and a trek up a mountain to catch and enjoy the sunset, lodge…

The Mountain air, Vail, CO. ©Dre Lynn Hudson 2013, All Rights Reserved

The Mountain Air

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I am not certain I’ve fallen in love with Vail, CO. I feel like I am a teeny installation in…

Up Nort der Hei. ©DL Hudson 2013, All Rights Reserved.

A weekend in the Woods

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  Before I blabber about the beauty of the North Woods, I would like to request any Apple employees go…

PERSONAL

the day-to-day work… what keeps me inspired. 

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The Mystery Package, Part II: The Journal

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As I mentioned in the previous Mystery Package Post, through the kindness of a stranger named Daniel, I was recently...
International Package Surprise // ©DL Hudson 2015

The Mystery Package, Part I

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Several weeks ago my mom called to inform me I had received a package in the mail with international postage. I...
DL Hudson 2015 Iphone photography VSCO app

IPHONEOGRAPHY + VSCO APP

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recent snapshots from my iphone, edited using the VSCO app.  Milwaukee Lighthouse on a fine misty morning. Michelle on a Misty...
I work on the floor: My messy desktop // DL Hudson

I work on the Floor and my Untraditional Desktop might give you a heart attack…

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The answer key to my chaos: 1. ONA Bag that fits more stuff than it should, but doesn't fit my...
Home, Fujifilm and Canon AE-1 | ©DL Hudson 2014, All Rights Reserved

home

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I left just about as soon as I arrived, but there’s always time to shoot a roll of film. footnotes: Canon AE-1, Fujifilm…

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The Workshop

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 the tools he’s acquired in his home away from home.   

Winter at Atwater Beach, Milwaukee, Shorewood, WI Gif by DL Hudson

Atwater Park Beach

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this beach carries its charm year long. soon there will be ice on the shore. sigh. 

Central Park Row Boats, New York, NY | DL Hudson 2014 All rights reserved

iphoneography // summer & autumn 2014

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iphone 5s + VSCO app Beach Sunday, I atwater beach, MKE Beach Sunday, II atwater beach, MKE beach findings Bradford...

ART

this should really be in quotations.

Funky Watercolor Paintings of Ears // DL Hudson 2014, All Rights Reserved

Evolution of the watercolor ear.

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On a recent and rainy Sunday, I made a pot of coffee and painted my grandmother’s ear …  several times. I…

cleanse // © DL Hudson 2014, All Rights Reserved

cleanse

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cleanse. repeat.

Plane Ride point of view

The view from 33,000 Feet.

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Dear man who sat beside me MKE > MSP, I avoided including you in the frame because I could tell you...
Art Journal: Another One Bites the Dust | ©DL Hudson 2014, All Rights Reserved.

Art Journal: Another One Bites The Dust.

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  Onto the bookshelf she goes. footnotes: cyanotype print on cover, 4×5 negative from personal series.

EDITORIAL

ALS: Ted's story for Hopeline ALSA Wisconsin // DL Hudson

ALS, You’re not going to Win: Ted’s Story

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For the ALSA Wisconsin Chapter One year ago, I met Ted and Jaci while assisting Jeff Salzer on a photography...
Anna Louise Sparks | ©Andrea Dre Lynn Hudson 2014, All Rights Reserved

“I’m on a bridge”

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not a boat. yeah, i am not clever enough for a blog.
Summerfest 2013 IN REVIEW | DL HUDSON

Has it really been a year?

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  A few days ago, I received my copy of this month’s Milwaukee Magazine: The Summer City Guide. This month’s print…

Once A Stranger: Daddyo | ©DL Hudson 2014, All Rights Reserved

“They call me Daddyo”

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“My name is Lou, but they call me Daddyo,” he said. Daddyo had some interesting stories and offered to get…

Anita | ©DL Hudson 2014, All Rights Reserved

Anita

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Anita. 93 and 1/2 years old. Her husband, the love of her life, died in 1973. They had 30 years...
ANODYNE Coffee, Walker's Point Milwaukee, Barista | ©Dre Lynn Hudson 2013, All Rights Reserved.

On assignment: Anodyne Coffee, Walker’s Point Roastery

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A photo assignment for Milwaukee Magazine's November 2013 Issue, and a must visit for coffee lovers near Walker's Point.  ...

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