Miranda Sensomat Japanese Film SLR Review
With the Waist-Level Finder & a M39 Lens Adapter
May 17, 2023Miranda Sensomat is a Japanese 35mm SLR with a versatile lens mount, swappable viewfinder, and great build quality at an affordable price.— Dmitri ☕️.
Kodak Portra 800 Film Review
May 13, 2023Kodak Portra 800 is the most accurate high-speed colour negative film made new today.— Dmitri ☕️.
PolaCon, an Instant Film Photography Convention
Live in NYC — May 19-21, 2023!
May 11, 2023What to expect from the upcoming PolaCon. Plus: a brief history of the event and the Instant Film Society that’s behind it.— Dmitri ☕️.
Sea to Sky With Olympus PEN FV & CineStill 400D
May 3, 2023An old friend came to visit my hometown, and we took off on a short road trip. I review the photos that turned out.— Dmitri ☕️.
Voigtländer Bessa-L Film Camera Review
A Pro-Grade Rangefinder-Type 35mm Film Body for Under $200
May 1, 2023Voigtländer Bessa-L is a relatively modern and lightweight rangefinder-style 35mm film cameras with a fast focal plane shutter for LTM|M39/M/C/S lens mounts.— Dmitri ☕️.
Film Photography News — April 2023 Recap
More New Film! (And Other Stuff)
April 25, 2023New film from Polaroid, Film Photography Project, and Film Ferrania. Updates from Lomography. Fujifilm suspends domestic film supplies.— Dmitri ☕️.
Polaroid Reclaimed Blue 600 Film Guide
Review and Shooting Tips
April 24, 2023Made from materials destined for a landfill, Reclaimed Blue is the most exciting film release to come out of Polaroid in my recent memory.— Dmitri ☕️, with images by Betty.
Kosmo Foto Mono 100 Film Review
A Medium-Contrast Black and White Film in a Pretty Box
April 16, 2023Kosmo Foto Mono 100 is a rebranded emulsion that rivals its OM’s reach and affordability. But the first thing everyone notices is always the box.— Dmitri ☕️.
Chinon Belami AF Point-and-Shoot Camera Review
April 13, 2023Chinon Bellami AF is an early pocketable point-and-shoot camera by a Japanese company that’s currently owned and operated by Kodak.— Dmitri ☕️.
How to Replace Light Seals on a Film Camera
Fix Light Leaks and Increase the Value of Your Old Rangefinder/SLR/TLR
April 12, 2023Learn how to fix light leaks and what they are. Easily service your film camera at home.— Dmitri ☕️.
Polaroid B&W SX-70 Instant Film Review
Better Than Colour
April 8, 2023Made for Polaroid SX-70 cameras. This review includes tips and experiments for better exposures.— Dmitri ☕️.
Industar-50 50mm 𝒇3.5 Lens Review
A Soviet M39 Pancake Lens for Miranda, Zenit, Pentax, and Praktica SLRs
April 8, 2023Industar-50 50mm 𝒇3. 5 lens is a compact Soviet-made lens with great creative potential and characteristic flaws.— Dmitri ☕️.
Nikon L35AD2 (L35AF2) Point-and-Shoot Camera Review
a.k.a. Nikon One Touch
April 4, 2023A sharp 35mm 𝒇2.8 “character” Nikon lens in a plastic point-and-shoot body with metal chassis, auto-focus, and auto-exposure.— Dmitri ☕️.
Rollei RPX 400 Film Review
A Versatile, Affordable Medium-Speed Monochrome Film of Mysterious Origins
April 2, 2023This film is an excellent value for the money: it has a wide dynamic range, renders fine grain, and is available in bulk. But it needs a thoughtful process for the best results.— Dmitri ☕️.
Polaroid Film Shield a.k.a. “Frog Tongue” Review
Does It Work and Is It Worth It?
March 30, 2023In this review, I discuss and demonstrate Polaroid Film Shield’s effectiveness at preventing opacification failure and improving overall contrast.— Dmitri ☕️.
Polaroid Now I-Type Instant Camera Review
A Reborn Classic
March 28, 2023The “Now I-Type” is a modern instant film camera by the same company that makes Polaroid film. This is my in-depth review and shooting guide.— Dmitri ☕️, with images by Betty.
Back to Nature
March 27, 2023In this portrait series, I’m focusing on the connection with nature that we have as humans.— Sigita Safronova.
Film Photography News — March 2023 Recap
🌷XTRA: Pentax, Rollei, Polaroid, MiNT, DPReview, Chroma, VALOI, Dunkbot +1
March 23, 2023Instant Box Camera, a new Rollei “DTLR,” VALOI easy35, two new film cameras by MiNT, a new Instax camera, Dunkbot, Polaroid, Pentax, and more.— Dmitri ☕️.
Polaroid 600 Green Duochrome Film Review
March 21, 2023Black & Green Duochrome is the latest Polaroid film that features wild, contrasty results that are guaranteed to make the heads turn — if used correctly.— Dmitri ☕️.
A Film Photographer’s Note-Taking App
FILM LOG Is a Digital Memo “Holder” for All Your Film Cameras
March 14, 2023This free app helps you remember which film’s inside your camera, take field notes, and archive your film’s entire journey on the cloud.— Dmitri ☕️.