For the first time since my darkroom days at FIU, I developed a roll of film at home.
My dive back into film has sparked a renaissance within me, making me feel so much more refreshed and challenged with photography. I'm finally pushing myself daily to shoot and get the most out of my art.
Developing black & white film at a lab has turned into an expensive and annoying ordeal. $10 and a 3-5 day wait wasn't cutting it anymore. I had a roll of Kodak Tri-X that I shot back in October just sitting on my desk and I decided it was time... time to finish this journey back to my photographic roots.
I have to say, there's something so absolutely rewarding about loading, shooting, developing, and scanning your film. The smell of fixer, hanging the negatives to dry, and that small feeling of pride within you after seeing your images on the screen.
I'm hooked... again.