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July ‘21 Community Letter
My Book, Dropped In/Out Film, Gadgets, and a Festival
July 27, 2021Fuji discontinues Velvia, Ilford increases prices. Plus: A new photo book, new film, a new light meter, a new film machine, and a new film photography festival.— Dmitri.
Once Upon a New Year
A Pre-Pandemic Swiss Journey Documented on Analog Film
July 26, 2021Late December of 2019 through early January of 2020. A last-minute trip before we really knew what “pandemic” meant. A group of 5 lifelong friends from California decided to meet up with a 6th, who was ending his time studying abroad in Zurich for the semester.— Peter Reilly.
Bolsey “Model C”
User Guide + Review
July 25, 2021An in-depth review & user guide of the only 35mm TLR camera ever created that is also a rangefinder.— Dmitri.
My Experience With Kodak EIR Film
July 22, 2021Analogue and alternative photography offers many avenues towards visual creativity. Infrared colour film creates one of those special opportunities to try something quite different than straight colour work.— Bob St-Cyr.
Kodak Tri-X 400 — for Film to Digital Workflows
Black and White Film Review
July 18, 2021Tri-X is a unique film in that it requires no post-scanning adjustments for most well-exposed frames, at least when developed in Ilford DD-X. Once you get your negative digitized, it’s usually enough to just invert it. No normalization, no contrast adjustments, no sharpening required.— Dmitri.
July 15, 2021A book by Madeleine Ostoja that explores life in New Zealand’s capital through film in black and white square print.— Dmitri.
A Photographic Love Affair Between Siberia&Portugal
Film Swap Across 7,000km
July 12, 2021This short essay is a showcase of an unexpected virtual rendezvous between two amateur photographers living 7,000 kilometres apart.— Justino Lourenço.
Summer 2021 Film Prices
Believe It or Not, Shooting 35mm Film Got a Little Cheaper
July 9, 2021Find out which film stock got cheaper or costlier, and by how much. Plus: insights and trends for emulsion prices in 2021.— Dmitri.
A Pretty Little Half-Frame Review
July 7, 2021Canon Demi is the famous Japanese camera maker’s answer to the Olympus half-frame series. It features a fast 𝒇2.8 28mm lens and a unique exposure control.— Dmitri, with images by Betty.
June ‘21 Community Letter
6 New Films, New Book Coming, Fujifilm Hackers, New Logo and Film Shortages
July 1, 2021This month’s letter is a little late — sorry about that. I’ve been busy home-printing a new photo book about my recent trip to Russia.— Dmitri.