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Camera review: First impressions of the Chroma Camera 4×5 AKA what’s...

This isn’t so much of a review, more of a first-impressions-comparison. My experience with different 4x5, large format cameras is minimal, having bought an MPP...

Film stock review: A new film from Fuji? Introducing Fuji Super...

A new film from Fuji? As puzzling as this might sound given the company's penchant for discontinuing film stocks recently, it is an easy...

My Fuji slide affair – by Denys Trofimchuk

I have always had a love/hate relationship with color film. I think it's mostly because I rarely got the results I wanted or imagined...

Every single film stock still made today – Part 7: the...

This is the final part of my series covering every single one of the 180+ photographic film stocks still being made today. I'll be breaking...

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...

Film tests: getting the best out of FERRANIA P30 Alpha part...

A few months ago, I wrote about the results of my tests on FERRANIA P30 Alpha in various developers. Today, I'm back with part two. Part...

Film love: shooting Kodak EKTACHROME Infrared EIR color infrared film –...

Give your friends memorable experiences that they will enjoy and remember you by, that's what I say. About 2 years ago I was given...

Every single film stock still made today – Part 6: Shanghai...

Update 01: 2018-09-20 Welcome to part six of this series exploring every single film stock still being made today. Combining parts one, two, three, four and five, this series has so far...

Camera review: the Kodak Instamatic 500 or, why I love 126...

The Kodak Instamatic 500 was the “jewel in the crown’ of the Kodak Instamatic line. This my review of the camera and a shout...

Film stock review: Comparing Kodak ColorPlus 200 and Fuji Fujicolor C200

The two most popular consumer films used today are Kodak ColorPlus 200 and Fuji Fujicolor C200. For someone new to the analog world, these...

Camera review: teak wood meets carbon fibre, the Chamonix C45F-2 4×5

After my first exposure to working with large format sheet film in a DIY pinhole camera, I decided to explore this line of film...

Book review: Here Far Away / Pentti Sammallahti – by Barnaby...

I had a realisation recently that all the (generally film) photography podcasts that I listen to, and many of the blogs and articles I...

Camera review: the Yashica Mat 124 – by Malcolm Myers

“You can have it for £40, but the meter’s broken, so it’s sold as seen. No guarantee.” I had walked into the independent camera store...

Camera review: The mystery 6×7 rangefinder aka “The Nameless Camera”

Everyone enjoys a mystery and here’s an enigma that certainly has me scratching my head. Maybe you too, although it’s possible you might be...

Sibling rivalry: Fujica GS645 & GS645S street photography shootout

The Fujica GS645 Professional and its sibling GS645S Professional are very much alike, but different enough that the cameras beg for comparison....which interestingly enough,...

Repulsion to attraction: my Kodak T-MAX 400 story so far

Kodak T-MAX 100 is undoubtedly the film I prefer after Tri-X 400 but despite this T-Grain appreciation, I have never been able to fully...

Every single film stock still made today – Part 5: Oriental...

Update 02: 2018-09-20 Welcome to part five of this series exploring every single film stock (including instant film, dry plates, etc.), still being made today. Combining parts one, two, three and four,...

Camera review – the Zeiss Ikon Nettar II 517/16 6×6 folding...

I bought my Zeiss Ikon Nettar 6x6 folder in 1992 for $50, pretty much in perfect nick. At the time I was shooting a...

Quick camera review: a week and a half with the new...

I've written a bit for Lomography before and got a random email out of the blue asking if I was interested in testing out their...

Camera review: Fuji Instax SQUARE SQ6 – by Raymond van Mil

Just a few weeks ago I had the pleasure to be invited by Fuji Europe to the launch of their new all-analog Instax SQUARE...