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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. With nearly a year of daily use...

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 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...

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. He listed it for $1000,...

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...

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...

Review: Comparing FF No.1 and Cinestill Df96 monobath developers

Monobath film developers feel like the in thing for 2018. Whether you're just thinking about jumping into home developing, or are an old hand,...

How to: developing 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. In this...

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...

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. I have been...