this tank of a camera just feels indestructible. When you hold a heavy Nikon F you just feel like this monster could never be broken.
When I first started shooting film again, a nice guy that works for Lomography sent me a box of Lomography films and cameras he wasn’t planning on using. One of which was Lomography Berlin Kino 400. I put the films in the fridge, because he said they may be expired, and I forgot about a… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Lomography Berlin Kino 400
I received a 3 pack of Lomography Lady Grey 400 from Kelsey last Christmas and was excited to get a chance to try it for the first time. The only thing I could find on the history of this film is that it is suspected to be rebranded Kodak Tmax 400, but I don’t know… Continue reading My First Time Shooting Lomography Lady Grey 400
I took this photo while I was in my wheelchair at the grocery store. I hate that I still have to use it, but walking for more than a few minutes causes me too much pain and the tingling in my legs gets worse. So for now it is what it is. One advantage that… Continue reading One Shot with Aly : Shopping in the Time of Covid
I have only one neighbor who puts up halloween decor on her lawn. I didn’t grow up celebrating holidays so I guess you could say I am kind of drawn to them now. Not so much their meaning, but more so the traditions and celebrations they include. I have taken pictures of her lawn ghosts… Continue reading One Shot with Aly – Halloween
This picture was taken with my Nikon F or I should say one of my Nikon F’s. I had the waist level finder attached for some shots I took in the grocery store. I’ll talk about that in another blog, but I wanted to talk about this shot because I found that the waist level… Continue reading One Shot With Aly – these Boots are made for Walkin’
Last week we had a nice cool front come through here in Florida, and since I wait all year long for this weather, I just had to get outside. I went to Tradition, Florida, a small town nearby, to walk around and take some landscape pictures with the new Ilford Ortho Plus 80 film.
In my last Developing Adventure, I shared my results with pushing Ilford XP2 by one stop. Even though Ilford doesn’t recommend it, I decided to push it even further. In this article, I’ll be sharing my results with Ilford XP2 Super 400 pushed to 1600. Developing Ilford XP2 Super 400 Pushed to 1600 These two… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Ilford XP2 Super 400 Pushed to 1600
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
Before World War II, 35mm cameras started to gain popularity with rangefinders like Leica and Leica copies like the Zorki. After the war, and especially into the 1950’s, the SLR style cameras started to take over. One being the KMZ Start. The KMZ Start (Старт in Russian), is a professional 35mm SLR camera made in… Continue reading The KMZ Start