All of Analog.Cafe, Page 3
454 Film and Camera Reviews, Guides, Photo Essays
Film Photography Website Shortlist
My 8 Favorite Blogs, a (Web) App, and a Wiki
November 8, 2022A list of film photography websites I regularly seek out. I recommend you visit them at least once.— Dmitri.
Kodak Retina Longar (Xenon C) 80mm F/4 Lens Review
Telephoto Lens Attachment for Retina IIIC Film Cameras
November 3, 2022Kodak Retina Longar (Xenon C) 80mm 𝒇4 is an encased set of front elements that augments Kodak Retina IIIC’s native 50mm lens. It transforms the fancy 35mm film folder into a non-foldable telephoto camera— Dmitri.
Kodak Retina IIIC Foldable Film Camera Review
The “Big C” Collectible German Rangefinder
November 2, 2022Kodak’s Retina IIIC (Big C) is the best rangefinder the iconic American brand has ever produced. It was built in the 1950s by German engineers with German optics.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — October 2022 Recap 🎃
A Belated Update; New Films, New Cameras, New Lens, and More
November 1, 2022Euphoric by Atlanta Film Co, X 320 Pro by CatLABS, a new lens by Chroma, a new Instax Mini SLR by NONS, and Lomography’s Lomo Apparat 35.— Dmitri.
Fujifilm Fujichrome Velvia 50 Film Review
Incredible Detail With Vivid Reds and Blues
October 21, 2022Fujifilm’s Fujichrome Velvia 50 is a premium high-definition slide emulsion from Japan. It features accurate colours and some of the finest and sharpest grain on positive film.— Dmitri.
Slow Pace Photography
October 20, 2022I’ve been granted access to a different view of Santa Eulària des Riu (Ibiza). I’d like to share it with you.— Carlos García-Suárez.
Voigtländer Vitomatic I Camera Review
October 10, 2022A beautiful post-war German mechanical instrument with fantastic optics. Today, it can be found for as little as $20.— Dmitri.
Web App 📱
October 6, 2022Use this app to convert the Soviet ГОСТ or the German DIN values to modern ISO/ASA film speeds.— Dmitri.
Ilford Delta 400 Film Review
Fine Grain, Complex Contrast
October 5, 2022Ilford Delta 400 is a medium-speed, relatively fine-grained medium-contrast black and white film.— Dmitri.
Large Format, Digital Negative, Botanicals
October 4, 2022I recently returned from the big lap around Australia with my family. It was a chance to unwind after an intense couple of years and reconnect with the landscape. I make photographs on film using a large format 4x5 view camera. This is mainly a solitary pursuit.— Mat Hughes.
5 Vintage (Film) Camera Gift Ideas
🎁 for Photographers of All Levels, $100-$700
September 30, 2022Give a beautiful piece of history that takes really good photos.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — September 2022 Recap
🤬 Angry Polaroid Nerds, New Lens, New Film, New Cameras, 5-Yr Anniversary!
September 29, 2022NONS launches a new lens for their Instax film SLR cameras. Polaroid angers film nerds. Three new films, and a new premium compact camera from MiNT.— Dmitri.
Analog.Cafe 5th Anniversary Edition Tees! 👚👕
September 28, 2022Now available at the store. And a story of how they were made.— Dmitri, with images by Betty.
Analog.Cafe Turns 5! 🎈
September 23, 2022A lot has changed since the first post went live on this website in 2017. Yet more is still to come.— Dmitri, with images by Betty.
Fujicolor Natura 1600 Film Review
Discontinued, Pricey, Yet High in Demand — Why?
September 21, 2022Natura is the highest box-ISO colour film ever sold. It produces natural colours and contrast via remarkably-fine grain.— Dmitri.
Jupiter-8 50mm F/2 Lens Review
A Cult Classic or a Cheap Soviet Knock-Off?
September 15, 2022Jupiter-8 is an old Soviet lens for M39 & Contax mounts with apertures of 𝒇2-22 and 50mm focal length. It’s relatively cheap and it can produce fantastic results.— Dmitri.
CineStill 400D Film Review
September 5, 2022400D is a medium-speed, high-resolution film, that renders natural colour with a slight mint-green cast and the signature red halos.— Dmitri.
Sample CineStill 400D 35mm Film Scans
File Download 📥
September 2, 2022This download contains three digital negatives of CineStill 400D, shot on Minolta TC-1 and scanned with PrimeFilm XAs (TIFF files, total 59MB). They are all 21MB, 1,330 × 2,000px, 16 bit per channel.— Dmitri.
Minox 35 EL Camera Review
The First Miniature Minox Camera for 35mm Film
September 2, 2022Minox 35 EL is the first model in the series of some of the smallest full-frame 35mm film cameras ever made.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — August 2022 Recap
🤖 AI Film Cleaner, Camera Sale, New Film, New Camera, New Lab, and More!
August 30, 2022Help train AI to fix film negatives. New Polaroid film. New colour film. New instant film camera. Analogue Wonderland subscriptions. And Kodak makes EV batteries.— Dmitri.