by Carole R., April 10, 2006 11:10 AM
How wonderful it is to spend a dreamy afternoon in a darkroom, locked away from the world and surrounded by your photos and the smell of D-76. You don't need to be a chemist to understand this book, but a basic knowledge of chemistry is indeed helpful. Use The Darkroom Cookbook to create your own "cookbook" of darkroom recipes, suited for your specific printing needs. Angell writes at length about developers for film and paper, stop baths, toners, and other tricks of the alchemical darkroom trade.