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My first roll… Well, plate: 4×5 format J. Lane Speed Dry Plate, El 25, Graflex Speed Graphic + Graflex Optar 135mm f/4.7

I’ve always loved vintage camera equipment. The engineering and care that went into the creation of old cameras have always fascinated me. The science and chemistry of film development have also intrigued me. Who doesn’t want total control of their image from start to finish? So, with all of that in mind, and some free […]

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My first roll… Kodak Gold 200 in an Olympus OM20 (35mm format, EI 200, Olympus Zuiko 50mm f/1.4)

After around 12 years of digital photography, I stumbled across film. I found myself coming away from the high contrast triggering photos everyone seems to be creating on digital these days (including myself). I had moved from DSLRs to micro four thirds and still found myself striving for something more creative and challenging. For that, […]

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My First Roll… of 35mm film: Fuji Colour 400N and a Zorki 6 – by Toni Skokovic

I started my photography hobby with Olympus digital cameras. First a point and shoot Camedia D-550 and then eventually Olympus Evolt E-410 DSLR at around 2007. My transition to film photography started with a single roll of house-brand colour film. In early 2015, purely by chance, I discovered the transparency scanning unit on my Canon […]