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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...

Camera review: the Pentax 645 – by Martin Jeffery

I have had a Pentax 645 for few months and have really enjoyed using it, so this is an attempt to put some thoughts...

The Hasselblad V-System master guide: CF, CF FLE and IHI lenses

I kicked off the previous article in this series by stating that in its V-System, Hasselblad created one of, if not the world's most comprehensive and...

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,...

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...

Camera review: the Rolleiflex SL66 – by Dave Varo

Mention 6x6cm medium format film cameras to a photographer and most will immediately think Hasselblad. Mention Rolleiflex to the same group and they will...

Peeled apart for good: The last frames of FUJI FP-100C or,...

For about a year and a half, every time I opened my fridge I saw my last remaining 10 exposure pack of Fuji FP...

Every single film stock still made today – Part 4: Kodak...

Update 03: 2018-11-20 Welcome to part four of this series exploring every single film stock (including instant film, dry plates, etc.), still being made today....

Four seasons with: Kodak EASTMAN Plus-X 5231 – by Marco Calemme

And this is where my journey of home developing begins! After a couple of disappointments - in rapid succession - of the work of some...

Camera review: Holga 120N + video review – by Brendan Morrison

It’s been a little while since I have gone out to do some shooting with my Holga. Just the other day though, encouraged by...

Film review: Thoughts on using CineStill 50D in the Arctic Circle...

Having read a selection of blog posts and reviews about the CineStill range of 120 and 135 films I was intrigued. So during a...