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Kodak Tri-X Pan 400 Film – Expired 1971

Every year I hope for a cold Christmas. Living in Florida for so long, the heat gets to me. I live for the few and far between cold fronts that make it our way. This year I got my wish. We had a cold Christmas and a week long cold front that I had to… Continue reading Kodak Tri-X Pan 400 Film – Expired 1971

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3 Cameras from 2022

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

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the Canon New F-1

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

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Developing Adventures – 34 year old Kodak Plus-X 125

A while back, a reader sent me a couple of rolls of expired black and white film. One was a roll of Kodak Plus-X 125 that expired in 1988. That is only one year after I was born! After my great experience with a roll of Kodak Pan-X, I was excited to give this one… Continue reading Developing Adventures – 34 year old Kodak Plus-X 125

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AVCA’s Third Birthday

August 24th marked the 3 year anniversary of the first video on my YouTube channel and the 29th marked the 3rd year since my first post on this website. Screenshot from first video At that point of 2019 I had been freshly out of the hospital and trying to recover from another really bad flare… Continue reading AVCA’s Third Birthday

Developing Adventures

Developing Adventures – Ilford Delta 3200 at 1600

I am always on the search for things in my film journey, and now I have been on the hunt for the perfect film to use for pics of my family and home indoors in low light without having too much noise and contrast. I decided to try Ilford Delta 3200 at 1600. *when I… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Ilford Delta 3200 at 1600

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Riding in Cars with Film – the Leica Summitar 5cm f2

In my quest to find a working Leica IIIF, I shared my thoughts on the Leica Summitar 5cm f2, and my decision on whether or not to keep it. I did end up keeping the lens because of the difficulty I had in finding one that wasn't in horrible condition, as well as the compact… Continue reading Riding in Cars with Film – the Leica Summitar 5cm f2

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A Walk in Tradition on Lomo CN 800

Several months ago, before the crushing heat started back up here in Florida, Kelsey and I regularly went into town to walk around by the water. These photos were taken on a walk in Tradition on Lomography CN 800 right as the lingering cool air was on its way out. Leica M6 Lomography CN 800… Continue reading A Walk in Tradition on Lomo CN 800

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Downtown on Kodak Portra 800

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. Leica M6 Kodak Porta 800 Last spring/summer, I used a ton of Lomography CN 800 because it… Continue reading Downtown on Kodak Portra 800

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Riding in Cars with Film – May 26, 2022

The past two Riding in Cars with Film entries that I have shared were made using black and white film. This entry I'll share some photos from a roll of Fuji Superia Xtra 400 film that I shot from the car. Spring in Florida seems to be pretty short before temperatures start to feel like… Continue reading Riding in Cars with Film – May 26, 2022