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Update: I’m Still Shooting Film

I haven't posted in quite a while, so I just wanted to write a quick post giving a little update. I'm still shooting film and I'm still going to be posting on here and on my YouTube channel. Kelsey and I have recently moved to a new home and we had to move all of… Continue reading Update: I’m Still Shooting Film

Camera repair · film photography · How To · Rangefinder Camera

The Ricoh 500G – Changing the Light Seals

This article will not be a proper review, just my experience with changing the Ricoh 500G light seals. The review will come later. To watch the video demonstrating the whole process, scroll down to the end. However, I encourage you to read through to see some photos I took with the camera before and after… Continue reading The Ricoh 500G – Changing the Light Seals

Black and White Photography · film photography · Film Photography Community · List Article · Nikon Camera · opinion

5 Film Related Items AVCA Recommends

Every now and then I like to share some of my latest film related pick-ups with you all. Since I don’t have any film friends to share these things with in person, I look at this like a “hey look what I got today” kind of post. Since you all seemed to enjoy my last… Continue reading 5 Film Related Items AVCA Recommends

Black and White Photography · film photography · film review · Mamiya camera

Bergger Pancro in Medium Format

I've reviewed Bergger Pancro 400 before, but only in 35mm format. I thought I would give Bergger Pancro in medium format a look, and at the same time test out my Mamiya RB67 Pro SD again. My Results In my original review, I thought this film looked similar to the classic tv look of Double… Continue reading Bergger Pancro in Medium Format

film photography · Vintage Camera · Vintage Camera Reviews

Zeiss Ikon Nettar 515 – Medium Format in the Palm of Your Hand

Large Negatives, high resolution, the Zeiss name stamp, all in the palm of your hand. What more could you ask for? Considering todays growing desert that has become the Medium Format film camera market, these options sound like gold. While the Zeiss Ikon Nettar 515 might be just what you're looking for, there are a… Continue reading Zeiss Ikon Nettar 515 – Medium Format in the Palm of Your Hand

film photography · lomography · Photo essay

Photographing the Light

Who was it that said, "When you can't find anything to photograph, photograph the light"? Well, whoever said it, it's stuck with me. There have been a lot of times when I couldn't get out to take photos, but I just really have an urge to do so. When that happens I photograph the light… Continue reading Photographing the Light

film photography · film review · lomography

Lomography Color Negative 100 – My First Shots

I have shot Lomography CN 400 and 800 a lot lately. Normally, I don't have low ISO films on hand because I shoot most of my photos indoors. On this particular day, Kelsey and I were cleaning up our backyard while Frankie ran around and I really wanted to take some photos of him being… Continue reading Lomography Color Negative 100 – My First Shots

film photography · Mamiya camera · Vintage Camera

Mamiya RB67 Pro SD – My First Images

If you follow me on Instagram you may know I have been having a heck of a time picking up a Mamiya RB67 Pro SD. I will share the journey it took to get one, and my first photos taken with it. First though, let me explain why I wanted one. The Why Since I… Continue reading Mamiya RB67 Pro SD – My First Images

film photography · Rangefinder Camera · Soviet Camera · Vintage Camera · Vintage Camera Reviews

Kiev 4A – A Contax Clone

The Kiev 4A is the third Soviet camera that I have gotten to try. It is another camera from the extensive collection of Mike Eckman, who was nice enough to lend me this one along with the FED-2 that I previously reviewed. I don't call this camera the Contax copy. I like to call it… Continue reading Kiev 4A – A Contax Clone

Film Photography Community · Photo Book · photography

Photography Through the Pandemic – A Photo book featuring myself and 48 others

A while back I was asked by Holly Gilman of 35mmC, to be a part of a project that would feature myself and 48 other photographers work created during the pandemic. The book will showcase some of our photos and our thoughts on how Covid has affected our photography, good or bad. I am very… Continue reading Photography Through the Pandemic – A Photo book featuring myself and 48 others