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 photographer's 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
the Nikon Nikkor-S 50mm f/1.4 Auto
This will be my first lens review. It's fitting that it would be a review for the Nikkor-S 50mm f/1.4 because it is one of the first lenses I purchased when I started shooting again. Why is a Good Lens Important? When I first got back into shooting film I was really a noob when… Continue reading the Nikon Nikkor-S 50mm f/1.4 Auto
At Home Photography
Seeing without judgement and with compassion is what makes a good photographer. I would argue it is also what makes a good person.
Developing Adventures – Double-X in D96
In this Developing Adventure, I developed a roll of Cinestill Double-X in D96 B&W Motion Picture Developer. I shot it with my Mamiya 645 at ISO 200. If you read my last Developing Adventure featuring Double-X film, you'd know I really fell in love with the look of this film. At over $10 a roll… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Double-X in D96
Leica IIIF – I Barely Knew Ye
I bought a Leica IIIF RD from KEH last month, but only had it for a short time. My first impressions of this camera will be featured in an article on 35mmc very soon, so I am only going to share some photos I took with it and give a brief story on what happened.… Continue reading Leica IIIF – I Barely Knew Ye
The Ricoh 500G – the Compact with it All
If you like rangefinders the size of a point and shoot, the Ricoh 500G is a great option. In my opinion, I think it's an under appreciated and overlooked gem.
Photographing Light on Lomography CN 800
As a follow up to my last article Saying Goodbye, I thought I'd share some photos I've taken as I explored our new home, while photographing light on Lomography CN 800. Finding and Photographing Light on Lomography CN 800 When we moved into our new home, the first thing I thought of doing was to… Continue reading Photographing Light on Lomography CN 800
One on One – One Week with One Lens or Film Stock
My camera collection is growing more and more each month. After all, this wouldn't be Aly's Vintage Camera Alley if I didn't have a lot of vintage cameras right? I love these cameras. I can't help it, and I love reviewing different ones for all of you, but the downside is, I don't get to… Continue reading One on One – One Week with One Lens or Film Stock
AVCA’s 14 Top Film Photography Items
These are 14 film photography related items that I have gotten recently that I wanted to share with you. Items such as photo books, a rangefinder, a lens, camera straps, and accessories.
A Snapshot of the Film Community – Davy the Film Fellow
In today’s snapshot I am going to chat with Davy Bruyninckx who you may know from his YouTube channel called the Film Fellow. He shoots with a lot of different film stocks and gives his thoughts on them. His laid back style will definitely help you relax and just enjoy film along with him. Hey… Continue reading A Snapshot of the Film Community – Davy the Film Fellow