Panorama Ridge on Lomochrome Purple
Field Test Report
August 8, 2021Panorama Ridge is a tough hike from the base of the Lake Garibaldi trail to the top of the nearby mountains.— Dmitri.
City by the Sea
August 4, 2021City by the Sea is one of those books that manages to surprise and inspire to be more daring with every page turn.— Dmitri.
A Salty Salt Lake Trip — July 2021
August 3, 2021While working on my rotating 2-week shift in Jal, New Mexico, I sat behind a computer screen at midnight on a frac pad, already pondering what to do in 2-weeks when I get off work. I looked at the cheapest flights out of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, and low and behold Salt Lake City, Utah caught my eye.— Peter Reilly.
MiNT Flash Bar 2
A Principal Polaroid SX-70 Accessory
August 2, 2021A brief review of MiNT’s versatile little flash for Polaroid SX-70 cameras. Complete with plenty of beautiful sample images.— Dmitri.
“Happiest Place on Earth”
An Analog Account of Disney World, Florida
July 29, 2021Even when visiting a colorful place such as Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL, one can frame photographs in a way to capture interesting and contrasting black and white pictures. These shots were taken in December of 2019 on an Ilford HP5 disposable.— Peter Reilly.
Film Photography News — July 2021 Recap
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 & Loads of Sample Photos
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.
Film Photography News — June 2021 Recap
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.
Searching for Freedom
A 6000-Mile Road Trip Across America
June 17, 2021The following collection of photos is from a road trip taken with my brother and two friends of mine last summer, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. In the span of a few weeks, our lives, and the world around us came to a screeching halt.— Kabir Dugal.
June 14, 2021In his book/zine, Steve’s high-contrast monochrome photographs offer a view of the things that look slightly out of place — amongst the ordinary. — Dmitri.
Adox CMS 20 II: An Ultra-High Resolution 35mm Film
Test Results and Sample Close-Ups From a 400-Megapixel Scan
June 11, 2021An experiment to test the resolving power of the world’s finest-grained black and white film for 35mm.— Dmitri.
The Best Resolution (DPI) for Scanning Film
June 7, 2021Get the optimal resolution for scanning 35mm, 120, and large format film for the Web, print, and archiving.— Dmitri.
How to Invert Colour Film Negatives in Photoshop
Using Replicable Equalization Technique
May 31, 2021This guide will demonstrate and explain a simple, reliable method for making high-quality positives from scanned colour film negatives.— Dmitri.