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Olympus f/2.8 E.Zuiko Auto-S Pancake SLR Lens Review
A 🥞 38mm Lens to Pocket Your Olympus PEN F/FV/FT SLR
September 20, 2021If you’re a lucky owner of an Olympus PEN half-frame camera and you’ve got this lens handy, you may be able to do the impossible: pocket your SLR!— Dmitri.
Light and Film
September 14, 2021Light and Film is one of those well-produced large-print hardcover lookbooks. But what I think really makes it valuable is the learnable material it is filled with.— Dmitri.
Shooting Kodak Aerochrome vs. Lomochrome Purple
Field Test Report: False Colour Film Comparison and Recommendations
September 12, 2021A colour film that can see things human eyes can’t. This in-depth field report and shooting guide comares Aerochrome to Lomochrome Purlpe — an emulsion made to simulate the infrared film.— Dmitri.
Sample Aerochrome and Lomochrome Purple Scans
September 12, 202139. 5MB 1,408DPI 16 bit per channel uncompressed TIFF files from PrimeFilm XA scanner. Made using “slide media” mode with no adjustments/optimizations. These images were shot on Aerochrome colour infrared film and Lomochrome Purple — both processed in C-41.— Dmitri.
Trafalgar on Deck
May 2021 — London
September 10, 2021Stepping into London this past May after months of lockdown in the quiet Midlands felt much like I imagine moving from a rural medieval village to the bustling metropolis of Renaissance Rome must have felt like in centuries past. All of a sudden, life and joy met anger and fear in a flash of color and heat.— Nick Frazier.
Pentax Espio 140V Camera Review
Could This Be the Affordable 35mm Point and Shoot You’ve Been Looking For?
September 10, 2021Pentax Espio 100v is a relatively modern film camera from the ‘90s that can be easily found for sale on eBay these days. Superia 200.— Dmitri.
Granite Aggregate Operations
September 7, 2021The Snyder Quarry is located in South Western Oklahoma in the town of Granite, Oklahoma. With the nifty Holga 120n and a roll of Ilford’s Black and White HP5 Plus 120mm, a field trip to the granite quarry was going to make for some great film shots. These photographs were taken during the Fall of 2019.— Peter Reilly.
August/September ‘21 Community Letter
A Look Inside Moscow Dayze 2nd Ed. Photobook
September 3, 2021Read the first four chapters of the new Moscow Dayze photobook.— Dmitri.
Canon EF, an FD-Mount 35mm SLR Camera
The Irresistible Appeal of the Non-Revolutionary
August 31, 2021An extremely detailed article; the history, use, and quirks of this mid-range Canon SLR.— Danilo Leonardi.
Praktica MTL 5B
A Mechanical Beauty
August 18, 2021A user review of the East German Praktica MTL 5B and the discussion of its advantages, being a fully-mechanical 35mm film camera.— Justino Lourenço, with images by Dmitri.