I’ve always been a fan of Kodak Gold, sharing a lot of my early work with this film because it had been so affordable at the time. Like many of you, I was really excited when Kodak announced they were releasing Kodak Gold 200 in Medium Format. It’s been very rainy and gloomy, but we… Continue reading Kodak Gold 200 in Medium Format
In this Developing Adventure, I wanted to share my results with developing my first roll of expired Kodak Gold 200. If you’ve been following me from the beginning, you may remember that Gold was my go-to film because of its affordable price tag. Developing Expired Kodak Gold I received a 4 pack of Kodak Gold… Continue reading Developing Adventures – A Roll of Expired Kodak Gold 200
I’ve been loving Kodak Portra 800 for my specific needs, but it has become so expensive and hard to find recently. I wanted to share some photos I took downtown on Kodak Portra 800 and share my thoughts. Last spring/summer, I used a ton of Lomography CN 800 because it matched the very bright green… Continue reading Downtown on Kodak Portra 800
Several of us in the film community have decided to create articles sharing 3 cameras we used this past year that we are excited about. I’ve chosen 3 that I haven’t yet reviewed so that this can serve as a preview of what’s to come next year. Here are my 3 cameras from 2022. 1.… Continue reading 3 Cameras from 2022
The Canon New F-1 is is an expandable system camera. By expandable I mean 5 types of viewfinders, 32 different focusing screens within 13 different types to go with 3 different metering patterns, 2 motorized film advance units, and a couple of interchangeable backs. That surely gives the Nikon F3 system a run for its… Continue reading the Canon New F-1
This past Christmas I received the Cinestill C41 color film processing 2 bath powder kit from Kelsey’s grandmother. It came with 3 pouches of powder chemistry, 2 accordion bottles, a tank, and two reels, two 1000ml jugs, and the TCS-1000 water heater; everything I needed to get started finally developing color film myself. I normally… Continue reading Developing Adventures – My First Time Processing Color Film
The Exakta is an advanced camera made by a Dutch owned factory named Ihagee Kamerawerk located in Germany in 1936, just before world war 2. That sentence right there says a lot about its history all by itself. There were a series of 8 versions throughout its production. The Exaktas continued to be produced even… Continue reading The Exakta VX1000 – A Left Handers Dream?
I had to take a moment to give some props to this underated and in my opinion, underappreciated film.
Betty White died on December 31, 2021. I really feel that she was one of the last unifying elements we had in this country. Who doesn’t love Betty White? On that day, I had a roll of Kodak Ultramax 400 loaded in my Leica M6 and decided to kind of dedicate it to her memory… Continue reading A Tribute to Betty White – Kodak Ultramax 400 at 200
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