The Pentax 67 gets a lot of attention from the film photography community, especially for the 105mm f2.4 lens. It mostly gets attention for portraits, but that isn't really my forte. I tend to shoot the life around me, and that includes the plant life growing in the lot next to my home. I shot… Continue reading Abstract Nature on Cinestill 400D pushed 1 Stop
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Snapshot of the Film Community – A Chat with Mike Eckman
My next guest from the film photography community is someone who you may already know. He has been somewhat of a mentor to me when it comes to blogging about vintage cameras. If you love vintage cameras and haven't heard of the man with an encyclopedic knowledge of cameras and their history, Mike Eckman is… Continue reading Snapshot of the Film Community – A Chat with Mike Eckman
A Snapshot of the Film Community: A Conversation with Danielle Wrobleski
Today I am going to chat with my friend Danielle about film photography. I am excited to get the chance to bend her ear. We became friends on instagram because we have a lot in common, and I don’t just mean our love of felines. I think like myself, she has an eye for all… Continue reading A Snapshot of the Film Community: A Conversation with Danielle Wrobleski
One Shot With Aly – these Boots are made for Walkin’
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’
One Shot with Aly – the Abandoned Hotel
Nikon F Fujicolor Pro 400H This beautiful hotel was built in Stuart, Florida in the 1970s. It is one of the few old buildings left in the area. It is located on the water next to a boat store, and I pass it every week when I go to the chiropractor. Every-time I pass it… Continue reading One Shot with Aly – the Abandoned Hotel
Shooting 35mm With My Rolleiflex Automat and the Rolleikin 2 Adapter – Part 2
In my first article on this subject I talked about the specs of my Rolleiflex Automat, and my experiences shooting 35mm film with the Rolleikin 2 installed. In this article, I am going to expand on that by talking more about the adapter and the pictures that can be had with this set-up. The Adapter… Continue reading Shooting 35mm With My Rolleiflex Automat and the Rolleikin 2 Adapter – Part 2
The Bell & Howell/ Canon Dial 35
I first saw this camera on a vintage camera Facebook page many years ago and I loved the way it looked. I have an affinity for all things from the 1960's so the design of the camera appealed to me. Back then I wasn't shooting with my collection of vintage cameras because film wasn't as readily available as it is becoming today so I had intended to purchase one for display in my cabinet. For some reason I can't remember, it may have been price, I never bought one. Now that I am shooting film in my cameras I decided to revisit this camera.
The Argus Argoflex Seventy-Five
The Argoflex Seventy-Five was made by Argus in 1949 until 1964, and there were two versions; the first had the name Argoflex Seventy-Five written on the front and the second had the name Argus Seventy-Five. Later models replaced the words with the number 75. I happen to have one of each of the first two… Continue reading The Argus Argoflex Seventy-Five
Ilford Ortho Plus 80 with My Mamiya 645 Pro and Nikon F
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.
Why do I Shoot with all of these Cameras? – Hoarding VS Enjoyability
Just like one would spread awareness for a disease I feel that my blog reviews and YouTube videos are also a way of spreading awareness for an institution that will eventually die because these cameras will at some point become extinct. I think it’s this knowledge (unless some company decides to start making film cameras again) that makes photographers like me want to collect cameras and shoot with as many as I can, while I still can.