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5 Frames… Of Querétaro at dawn on Kodak VISION3 500T 5219 and a Hasselblad 503CX (120 Format / EI 500 / Distagon C 50mm f/4)

For a long time I wanted to use motion picture film, I found myself buying Cinestill 800T for the convenience of developing but after doing some research I found that it is not difficult to develop motion picture film with C-41 chemistry. So I bought some rolls of medium format Kodak VISION3 500T (5219) for […]

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5 Frames… Around Virginia Beach on Kodak Portra 400 (Konica Hexar RF + Voigtlander Ultron 35mm f/2 MC Aspherical Type II)

“Are you taking pictures of me?” he asked somewhat curiously, somewhat annoyed. I was. He spontaneously struck a pose, I quickly took the shot. “They stole one of my guitars,” he candidly shared. “It’s okay: I have two more, motherf*ckers!” I lamented the unfortunate turn of events. Seemingly unfazed, he replied, “I only need one […]

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5 Frames… Around Norwich’s Wensum river on Silberra Color 100 (35mm Format / El 100 / Konica Auto S3 With Hexanon 38mm f/1.8)

I’ve been collecting vintage lenses and film cameras now for the past year or so. Not that I’ve never shot film before, I got my first 35mm camera back in the late 1990s (a Centon 100 kit) — I couldn’t afford the more popular brands at the time. After that, my love for photography grew […]

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5 Frames…. Of 30 year expired Orwocolor NC21 ISO 100 film at London’s River Thames

Back in the 1980s, I briefly worked for a film processing service in London’s West End. From time to time, people would drop in a mysterious Orwo branded film that our labs couldn’t handle because (they said) it used a strange propriety process that originated “behind the Iron Curtain” and could only be processed there. […]

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5 Frames… Of Summer PNW days on FPP LOW ISO COLOR film (35mm Format / EI 1.6 / Minolta X-700) – by Lorraine Healy

Five Frames With Minolta X-700 And FPP’s Slow Iso Color Film (1.6 iso) By Lorraine Healy The lovely people at the Film Photography Project sent me some ultra slow iso film last year, some of their color and black & white stock. I shot this particular roll of 1.6iso color in August, during the lovely […]

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5 Frames… Of Penang on Film Washi A, a Minolta Maxxum 7000 and a Minolta Zoom 35-80mm f/4-5.6 (35mm / EI 12)

Many nights I think about tipping points and critical thresholds, about decisions made from which there is no turning back. I don’t really lose sleep over it. I think it’s part of why I started shooting film, how once you click the shutter the image is forever there, physically, but whatever’s in front of you […]

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5 Frames… Of Northern Arizonan Americana on Kodak Portra 400 with a Mamiya 23 Standard + Mamiya Sekor 150mm f/5.6 – by Garry Cahal

I have passed through this area of Northern Arizona known as Grey Mountain many times for work. This trip was different. I had my new to me Mamiya 23 Standard 6×9 medium format camera with me and a fresh roll of Kodak Portra 400. The abandoned Whiting Hotel has recently had a colorful facelift from […]

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5 Frames… Of Nordic summer bliss (and Heathrow) on Lomography 800 and a Hasselblad 500CM with Carl Zeiss Planar CF 80mm f/2.8

My family and I recently moved to Sweden. I had owned the Hasselblad for a few months prior to moving, but documenting our first few months in the country of its origin seemed poignant! The first few film stocks I had tried were Ektar 100, then Lomography Color Negative 800 (which I had unsuccessfully tried […]