Dodging & Burning

I gingerly removed my print with tongs from the last basin of chemicals and waited for it to dry. I squinted as I left the darkroom, and a waft of chemicals followed me as I laid the latest version of my assignment in front of my teacher.

“Mmm…a little more here on the leaves. Yes, burn it a little more. Then you should be good,” she said. Back into the darkroom I went…

I took a darkroom black and white photography class in college. One of the (many) crucial elements to developing a quality

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