If I am not shooting a Half Frame Camera, there is an overwhelming probability that I am shooting a Pentax instead.
In 2006 or so a good friend of mine sold off his 150mm f/2.8 Schneider Xenotar large format lens.
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.
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.
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
Welcome to the follow up to my first impressions of the Billingham Hadley One, published in April 2017.
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.
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.
Congratulations, if you are reading this article then you are (hopefully!) willing to take the next step in your film development adventure.
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
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
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