Russian-born Canadian, former Thai ex-pat. Infatuated by film photography, travel, motorbikes, climbing, weed, music, art, and science. Founder, editor, and web dev at Analog.Cafe. My day job is app engineering at a med-tech company in Vancouver.
#BelieveInFilm — a Film Photography Community
“Available Wherever Fine Hashtags Are Used”
November 30, 2022The story of a genuinely open online community for film photographers.— Dmitri.
Film Photography News — November 2022 Recap 🍁
Lomography’s 30th Birthday and Holiday Camera-Themed Cooking Instructions
November 29, 2022Lomography turns 30. Receding ice reveals 85-year-old abandoned cameras. Fujifilm is running low on film. Plus: Build a Polaroid SX-70 gingerbread house!— Dmitri.
How to Make a Polaroid SX-70 Gingerbread House
Recipe, Printable Template, and Detailed Instructions
November 28, 2022I love my Polaroid SX-70 camera. It’s instantly recognizable and it can make some really good photos, too. But wouldn’t it be better if it was edible?— Dmitri.
Polaroid SX-70 Gingerbread House Printable Guide
File Download 📥
November 27, 2022Recipe, ingredients, and printable templates for making your Polaroid SX-70 gingerbread house.— Dmitri.
Canon Canonet QL17 GIII Film Camera Review
Aperture Priority Fixed-Lens Japanese Rangefinder With Full Manual Controls
November 24, 2022Often recommended for new photographers, this camera comes with a great lens and full manual controls.— Dmitri.
New Classic EZ 400 Film Review
An Affordable, Flexible, Medium-Speed Monochrome Film With 40% Less Plastic
November 16, 2022New Classic EZ 400 is a medium-speed black-and-white film with plenty of sharpness, medium contrast and somewhat chunky grain.— Dmitri.
Exposure Triangle — a Concept That Needs More Work
November 15, 2022A new take on a traditional exposure triangle design — a visual teaching aid for explaining exposure. This approach is experimental.— Dmitri.
Ilford FP4 Plus Film Review
Versatile, Fine-Grained, Affordable
November 14, 2022Ilford FP4 Plus is a classic emulsion with fine grain, impressive dynamic range, and extra-smooth gradients at ISO 125.— Dmitri, with images by Betty.
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.