film photography · film review

Kodak T-Max P3200 with a Flash

I wrote an article about pulling Kodak T-Max P3200 to 1600 as part of my quest to find my go-to film for shooting everyday pictures indoors. I was not very happy with my results and I wasn't planning on shooting with this film again, but then I found a few more rolls of it in… Continue reading Kodak T-Max P3200 with a Flash

Box Camera · film photography · Vintage Camera Reviews

The Capitol 120 Box Camera

The Capitol 120 box camera was made by the company Metropolitan Industries in Chicago, Illinois around 1930. It came in two versions: one with a silver faceplate and black letters and one, like mine pictured below, with the black background and white letters. Capitol 120 Box Camera It gets its name from the Capitol building… Continue reading The Capitol 120 Box Camera

film photography · Film Photography Community · Interview

A snapshot of the film community – A Chat with the Old Camera Guy -David Mihaly

Today I am going to interview the self proclaimed Old Camera Guy himself, David Mihaly. You may already know him from his YouTube channel where he talks about affordable film cameras, and experiments with quirky film stocks. Hey David, thanks for joining me. Why don't you tell my readers and I a little bit about… Continue reading A snapshot of the film community – A Chat with the Old Camera Guy -David Mihaly

film photography · How To · Zine

Black Friday Sale – Get my Zines at 25%off

Until November 30th Magcloud has a discount code for 25% off. If you would like to pick up my new zines now is the time to do it. Magcloud doesn’t often have discounts. Use the code BFGIFT25 at checkout and receive 25% off your purchase. Riding In Cars with Film: Riding in Cars with Film… Continue reading Black Friday Sale – Get my Zines at 25%off

Crohn's Disease Awareness · film photography · mental illness awareness · Photo Book · Zine

My First Zines – Riding In Cars With Film

When I started shooting film again a little over a year ago now, I never thought I would have a website, a YouTube channel and now two zines to share my work with the community. I have always loved photography and cameras. I wanted to become a photo journalist when I was a kid, but… Continue reading My First Zines – Riding In Cars With Film

film photography · film review · opinion · Photo essay

My First Try with Fujicolor 100

Fujicolor 100 film, otherwise known as Fujicolor Industrial, is a color film with an ISO of 100. It is used for outdoors mostly and portraits because it is said to be good for skin tones compared to Fuji Superia Xtra for example, which can be very saturated. I didn't get to take any portraits to… Continue reading My First Try with Fujicolor 100

film photography · Film Photography Community · Interview

Snapshot of the Film Community – Getting to Know Alexandria Jahr

As always with this series, I have been trying to raise up voices in the film community, especially female voices. Today I will be talking to Toronto native Alexandria Jahr. Hello Alexandria! Thank you for taking the time to talk to me. AJ: Hi! Thanks so much for inviting me to do this! Tell my… Continue reading Snapshot of the Film Community – Getting to Know Alexandria Jahr

film photography · Interview

A Snapshot of the Film Community – A Chat with Bill Smith

I created this interview series to introduce the film community to photographers that make up the fabric of the community. There tends to be a stereotype cast over film shooters as being middle aged men with caps on their heads and tattoos on their arms. Some call them hipsters, but I have started this series… Continue reading A Snapshot of the Film Community – A Chat with Bill Smith

Developing Adventures · film photography · Film Processing · opinion

Developing Adventures – Pulling Kodak Tmax P3200

My quest to find a film that can be used in low lighting, everyday shots around the house is still on. I last reviewed pull processing Ilford Delta 3200 to 1600 to lower the contrast. I liked my results, but wasn't crazy about the amount of grain in skin tones. This week I decided to… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Pulling Kodak Tmax P3200

film photography · life · one shot with Aly · Photo essay

One Shot with Aly – Election 2020

This election season was nuts. I think we can all agree on that, but that may be the only thing we all can seem to agree on. I have mentioned in the past that I grew up in a certain religion that didn't allow a lot of things, and one of those things was involvement… Continue reading One Shot with Aly – Election 2020