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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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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

Black and White Photography · film photography · Still Life · Vintage Camera

Still Life on Delta 3200

Since the warm weather has been in full heat here in Florida, I just haven't been able to get outside and shoot. On top of it I just haven't been feeling well for a while now, so I am frustrated to say the least. That is where still life photography has become my favorite medium.… Continue reading Still Life on Delta 3200

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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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3 Still Life Photos with a Rolleiflex Automat

My Rolleiflex Automat may just be my favorite camera, at least out of my medium formats, because it gives a look unlike any of the others. Here are 3 still life photos with a Rolleiflex Automat & Ilford HP5 400 to show you what I mean by that. The Look of a Rolleiflex Automat The… Continue reading 3 Still Life Photos with a Rolleiflex Automat

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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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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

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Riding in Cars with Film – May 18, 2022

As I have mentioned before, the photos taken for Riding in Cars with Film are the majority taken on my way to and from a doctors appointment. I have a lot of doctors appointments all in different places from my own town down to the city south of us. This makes for a lot of… Continue reading Riding in Cars with Film – May 18, 2022