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Lens review: Pentax prime comparison – five lenses head to head...

If I am not shooting a Half Frame Camera, there is an overwhelming probability that I am shooting a Pentax instead.

Lens review: Schneider Xenotar 150mm f/2.8 + Linhof Technikardan (plus video)...

In 2006 or so a good friend of mine sold off his 150mm f/2.8 Schneider Xenotar large format lens.

Bag review: the new Billingham Hadley Small Pro part one

I'm going to go out on a limb and say that for me, the new Billingham Hadley Small Pro is pretty much the perfect daily use camera bag. Believe me, I'm as surprised as you.

Gear review: SP-445 4×5 film processing system – by Richard Pickup

Since beginning large format photography I’ve been developing my 4x5* sheet film in trays. This is not a process for the faint hearted and takes more than a modicum of skill.

Lens review: the 7artisans 35mm f/2 Leica M-mount lens – first...

UPDATE 01 2017-04-27: Added production specifications Standing on the shoulders of Hamish Gill's early look at the pre-release prototype of the 7artisans 35mm f/2 Leica M-mount lens, I'm here to offer my thoughts on one of the very first copies

Bag review: The Billingham Hadley One part two – one year...

Welcome to the follow up to my first impressions of the Billingham Hadley One, published in April 2017.

Gear review: the Peak Design Cuff

You might remember this review of the latest Peak Design Slide Lite from a few weeks back. Well, now it's time for its little brother to get some of the spotlight.

Review: Kodak Film Strip Creator – by Kikie Wilkins

One of the really neat things seen at the Kodak booth during the 2018 CES show in Las Vegas was a lightbox featuring customized strips of 35mm film.

Gear review: the Peak Design Slide Lite (v2)

At the end of 2017 the folks over at Peak Design were kind enough to send me the latest version (v2) of their Slide Lite camera strap to try out.

Scanner review: OpticFilm 8200i SE 35mm film scanner – by Olli...

When I was fifteen I wanted a Nikon FM. A couple of months ago, some forty years later, I finally bought one – actually an FM2n, but close enough.

How to develop your own slide film with the Tetenal Colortec...

Congratulations, if you are reading this article then you are (hopefully!) willing to take the next step in your film development adventure.

Lens love: shooting the Kodak Aero Ektar 7″ f/2.5 aka how...

Up until the day I was able to call it "mine" I had never heard about the Burnett-Combo or David Burnett and I was completely unaware of the cult status of Kodak's Aero Ektar lens. So why did I buy

Bag review: The Billingham Hadley One part one – first impressions

UPDATE: Part two of this review - "one year on" - is here. A few weeks ago, the lovely folks over at Billingham got in touch to ask if I wanted to review one of their new bags

The Arista Rapid E-6 kit: a guide to developing your own...

Before I jump into the guide, allow me a few moments to tell you the story of how I began shooting and developing slide film. Many years ago, while working as an employee of a transport and delivery company, I